Scott Trompeter has been appointed as head coach of the swimming & diving teams. Coach Trompeter has served for two years as an assistant to long-time Head Coach John Ryan, who led Trinity's swimming program for 25 years.
Over the past two seasons, Coach Trompeter has played a major role in the success of the Tiger teams. Three Trinity swimmers have earned All-America honors in the time period, and a trio has garnered Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Swimmer of the Year accolades.
The Tiger men and women also captured the SCAC Swimming & Diving Championship in 2016 and 2017. Trinity's women have won 17 conference team titles overall, and the men have prevailed 10 times. Additionally, the Tigers have won 37 individual SCAC men's and women's swimming titles during Coach Trompeter's time on the staff.
Coach Trompeter joined the Trinity staff after serving as a Graduate Assistant Coach for three years at the NCAA Division I University of the Incarnate Word, located in San Antonio. He helped guide the Cardinals to high finishes at the NCAA Division II Championships in 2013, right before UIW moved to Division I. UIW’s men finished third, and the women fourth at nationals. The Cardinals women also won three individual national titles, and the men captured one. Coach Trompeter earned a Master of Arts in administration, with a concentration in sport management, in 2014.
He served as head coach of elite age group swimmers of the North East Independent School District’s Alamo Area Aquatics Association team from 2011 to 2012. Coach Trompeter was also the assistant for the high school level swimmers. He has coached numerous state champions at the age group and high school levels.
Coach Trompeter was a member of the University of Texas at Austin swim team from 2005 to 2009. He played a key role in sparking the Longhorns to two second-place finishes at the NCAA Championships in 2008 and 2009. Coach Trompeter also worked the University of Texas Swim Camp, and was head coach for the Mueller Swim Team.
A May 2010 graduate of Texas, Coach Trompeter earned a Bachelor of Science degree in corporate communication. The versatile Coach Trompeter also worked with Clear Channel Communication in Austin. He wrote proposals in the promotions department, and updated radio stations’ websites.