Dr. Bill Vincent’s professional career began as a high school Health Science teacher, while coaching football after an extraordinary career as a standout football and baseball player in high school that earned him a football scholarship to the University of Oregon, where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Health Education. His successful years at Oregon earned him a short opportunity to participate in the NFL with the Seattle Seahawks. While teaching and coaching at the high school level for 3 years, he began teaching Health Science and coaching football at Cerritos College, followed by a 5-year coaching position at Iowa State University.
After leaving Iowa State University, he returned home to Southern California to begin his 20-year career as an Associate Professor of Health Science and football coach at Riverside Community College where he assisted in leading the team to several successful years, including 4 conference championships, 2 state championships and one National Championship.
Dr. Vincent was elected “Faculty of Distinction” 8 times during his faculty tenure at Riverside Community College and went on to serve administratively as a Department Chair of Math, Science, and Computer Information systems, while simultaneously developed and implemented the Inland Empire Faculty Internship Program. Prior to his leadership service at the executive level, Dr. Vincent also served as the Dean of Public Safety Education and Training where he provided training for Riverside County Sheriff Deputies, Fire Fighters, Emergency Medical Technicians, and Highway Patrol professionals. He has served at the Executive level of Community College administration for the last12 years of his career in the capacity of the Vice President of Instruction at San Diego Miramar College, and alsoserved as the Vice President of Student Services and Vice President of Instructionat Mt. San Jacinto College.