|SPORT(S)||Football, Basketball, Track|
|PLAYED AT BSU||1946-1949|
John Vinje was a 3 sport athlete during his time at BSU, he lettered in Football, from 1946-1949, was named All-NIC, 1949. He hold the record for Longest Interception Return 97 yards, in 1948. John also lettered in Basketball, from 1946-1949, was named All-NIC, 1949-1948 and was Co-Captain, 1947-1948. During the spring he lettered in Track, 1949 - Board Jump and Relay. After his athletic career John became the BSU Basketball Coach, from 1958-1962. After BSU he then became the St. Cloud State Golf Coach, from 1966-1984.