Key accomplishments/background:

Eric Vincent has been involved with football since 1997. After playing community football and high school football, Eric spent 5 years with the Winnipeg Rifles and 2 year with the UofM Bisons, amassing several awards and records along the way. Throughout his years of post-secondary, Eric studied at the UofM, earning a Bachelor of Science with Distinction and a Bachelor of Education with distinction. In 2011, He currently works as a French Immersion Chemistry and Physics teacher at Collège Sturgeon Heights Collegiate.

Coach Vincent has been actively coaching since 2006 and has coached just about every age group and variation of Football in the province. He has also worked as an NCCP Learning Facilitator for Football Manitoba, facilitating 20+ coaching clinics over the past decade. As a student-athlete at the UofM, Eric utilized his passion for teaching to help support and tutor over a dozen student-athletes in the Bison Football program. Since 2013, he has provided ongoing academic support and mentorship for all of his student-athletes at Sturgeon Heights, developed academic growth plans for numerous University student-athletes and is currently pursuing a Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Education with a focus on behavioural and social psychology.

Quote as to why the staff member got involved with Pro Prep:

“I have always had a passion for working with student-athletes, and helping them excel in the classroom as well as on the field. Holistic student-athlete development has been at the heart of everything I do as a coach, teacher, and mentor and I am beyond excited to help grow and developed the Academic Support Program at Pro Prep”

Quote as to what excites the staff member about working with Pro Prep:

“I am very excited to be involved with the Pro Prep Academy and provide academic guidance and support for student-athletes from a variety of backgrounds and levels throughout Manitoba. They have built a truly holistic development program and a great team of professionals that are all in it for the greater good of our student- athletes and ultimately, our community”.