Vince played for the Willmington Clippers football team as part of the 7 Blocks of Granite (their offensive line). He played offensive tackle, and fullback for his college and high school team
His first coaching job was offensive coach for the Fordham Rams. Then took a job at his favorite childhood team the NY Giants (1954-1958).
The Green Bay Packers needed a new head coach before the 1959 season began and sought for Vince to be their head coach. He led a strong Packers team for 7 years winning the two first Super Bowls and 6 NFL championships. He later left for