Connor Rumpit has been recruited as an associate mentor of New York University's people's swimming crews and will likewise act as an associate natatorium chief at the Palladium Athletic Facility.
Rumpit comes to NYU subsequent to filling in as an alumni colleague mentor and showing individual at Springfield College from August 2020-May to 2022. While there, he created and ran exercises and prepared programs for the swimming crew and participated in selecting endeavors. He likewise showed actual schooling courses as a component of his showing individual obligations.
"I am thrilled that Connor will be joining the staff. He's a perfect fit for the position," said Head Coach Trevor Miele. "When you combine his college career at Kenyon with his experience working at Springfield, I feel like he understands what we are trying to build and accomplish at NYU. I believe he will make a significant contribution to the program."
Rumpit was a four-year swimming team member at Kenyon College (2016-20), a perennial powerhouse in Division III swimming, earning All-America status three times while setting the North Coast Athletic Conference record in the 500 freestyle in 2020.
"I'm excited and honored to have the opportunity to join the coaching staff of one of the top Division III swimming and diving programs in the nation," Rumpit said. "I was drawn to NYU because of its commitment to both academic and athletic excellence and am thrilled to be working with a very skilled and successful distance freestyle group. I would like to thank Coach Miele and Athletic Director Stuart Robinson for this opportunity. I can't wait to get started."
The Brookfield, WI, native also served as an assistant coach at the Elmbrook Swim Club in his hometown last summer while working as an athletic intern at Brookfield East High School.
Rumpit held a pair of positions at the Wyoming Swim Club in Wyoming, OH, during the summer of 2019, working as an assistant pool manager and head coach of the club's swimming program.
He took on the role of coaching assistant during his junior year at Kenyon, recording times, sitting in on recruiting meetings with coaches and providing summaries of recruits to the coaching staff.
Rumpit earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Kenyon in 2020 and a Master's of Education in Athletic Administration from Springfield College in 2022.