Pascal Vincent enters his first year as the head coach with the Manitoba Moose.
Prior to joining the Moose, Vincent spent five years as an assistant coach with the Winnipeg Jets.
Before his time with the Jets, Vincent was a Head Coach in the QMJHL for 12 seasons with the Montreal Juniors and Cape Breton Screaming Eagles. Vincent coached the Montreal Juniors to the second best record in the QMJHL at 46-12-10 in 2010-11.
Vincent has an all-time QMJHL head coaching record of 429-313-87 along with nine playoff series wins and was the recipient of the Ron Lapointe Trophy as the top coach in the QMJHL following the 2007-08 season.
Vincent was also the General Manager of teams in Montreal and Cape Breton and earned the Maurice Filion Trophy in 2007 as the top general manager following a season in which Cape Breton finished with a record of 46-22-2 and reached the third round of the playoffs backstopped by current Jets goaltender Ondrej Pavelec.
In Vincent's playing career, he played centre for four seasons in the QMJHL with the St. Jean Beavers, St. Jean Lynx, Laval Titan, and Verdun College-Francais. Vincent won the Molson Cup as the QMJHL champion with Verdun in 1991-92, and also played one season in the ECHL with the Knoxville Cherokees in 1992-93.