Carey has been the owner/director of Winstars Gymnastics since 1999, when he purchased the club from the Rose family. Winstars Gymnastics in Windsor has grown from a very small club into one of the largest gymnastics clubs in southwestern Ontario, along with it's satellite club which services the town of Leamington and the surrounding area. Winstars provides recreational gymnastics programs for individuals ages 18 months to adults. In addition, Winstars provides quality competitive programs for both male and female artistic gymnastics and power tumbling. Many of the athletes have qualified and competed at the provincial, national and international levels under the coaching direction of Carey Vigneux.
Carey Vigneux started training in the sport of gymnastics in 1977 and competed for the Harrow District High School gymnastics team until 1982. During this era of gymnastics, most boys that participated in gymnastics trained at their local high school. Unlike today, there were very few gymnastics clubs that had a boy's competitive program. In 1981, Carey was selected as the Most Dedicated Athlete at Harrow High. Carey's love for the sport of gymnastics started in high school and has never ended.
In 1982, he began coaching recreational gymnastics, while attending the University of Windsor's Human Kinetics program. In 1983, Carey had a chance to coach the boy's competitive team. He took the opportunity to advance his coaching abilities and has been coaching competitive gymnastics ever since.
Carey received his Level 4 certification from the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) in 1992, which is currently the highest level of certification in Canada. In addition, Carey is a certified course conductor for the NCCP Level 1, 2, and 3 Technical courses. Carey has provided his input, knowledge to and authored many Gymnastics Ontario technical manuals and annual rules and regulations for men's gymnastics. In addition, Carey has provided his technical expertise at many coaching seminars, clinics and training camps. From 1992 to 2002, he was the Chairperson for the Gymnastics Ontario Men's Technical Committee. Carey is currently rated a National 2 Level Gymnastics Judge in Canada and judges both at the provincial and national levels.The following are some of the numerous highlights of Carey's gymnastics coaching career: