Vince Kmiec
North Central College
Vince Kmiec
Assistant Coach
North Central (IL)
Division 3

Vince Kmiec '14/M '17 joined the North Central College coaching staff prior to the 2015-2016 season as a graduate assistant coach for the Cardinals' men's basketball program. He remains on the staff since then and was promoted to the position of the program's top assistant coach prior to the 2018-2019 campaign. Kmiec was a four-year letter winner and three-year starter for North Central from 2010-2014, finishing his career as the program's all-time leader in steals (173) and free-throw percentage (.830) while ranking third in three-pointers made (167). As a junior, he set a North Central single-season record with 67 steals and earned Third Team All-College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin (CCIW) honors as part of a team which reached the semifinals of the NCAA Division III Men's Basketball Championship. As a senior, he received Second Team All-CCIW accolades as he averaged 15.0 points per game and led the conference in steals (55), three-pointers made (56) and minutes played (35.7 per game). A native of Palos Park, Illinois, Kmiec graduated from North Central in winter 2014 with a bachelor's degree in physical education. He graduated in spring 2017 with a master of leadership studies degree, with an emphasis in sports leadership.