James Vint has been an offensive, defensive, and special teams coordinator at the high school and college levels. He has been on the forefront of development of new concepts, and is a trusted resource for coaches at all levels of football.
As an offensive coordinator Vint has been a part of some of the most explosive offenses in football. His 2001 team averaged over 300 yards on the ground and over 450 yards of total offense. In 2003 his offense had 6 games with over 300 yards rushing and 3 games with over 400 yards on the ground. They also set a school record with 91 snaps in a game. Vint's offenses are known for being innovative and on the cutting edge. He was one of the first coaches to run the pistol, and is considered one of the go to coaches in regards to the pistol and spread.
As a defensive coordinator, Vint took over one of the worst defenses in the state and led them to 6 shutouts while setting numerous school records. The year before Vint took over the defense, they gave up over 40 points per game. In his first year as defensive coordinator they led their league, giving up just 6.8 points per game. They also gave up less than 100 yards rushing per game while producing 98 tackles for loss and 35 sacks on the season.
Vint was part of a coaching staff at Christopher Columbus High School that turned around a program that had a 27 game losing streak and had never qualified for the playoffs. They went 6-4 his first year. In the next six years they went to the quarterfinals of the playoffs four times.
Vint is a widely sought after clinic speaker, speaking at Nike Coach of the Year Clinics, Glazier Clinics, and several state coaching association clinics. He has published 19 coaching videos and two books on the pistol offense with Coaches Choice. In 2016 Coach Vint released the his newest two books, Using Multiple Tempos to Keep the Defense Off Balance and Installing Explosive RPO Concepts Into Any Offense.
He consults for high school and college programs throughout the country, and including state championship programs.