Coach Vinette grew up in Baldwinsville, NY. She began playing softball at age 4. She went on to play Varsity Softball, Tennis, and Soccer. She also played Ice Hockey (her school did not have a girl's team), Lacrosse, Basketball, and ran Cross-Country.
She attended the University at Buffalo where she played Softball and Ice Hockey for the school. She graduated with two bachelor degrees, Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering. She is currently attending SUNY Empire to receive her Masters of Arts in Teaching, concentration Physics.
Currently, her hobbies include playing softball, ice hockey, and golfing. She enjoys long walks on the beach, the smell of air, and the taste of water.