Scott Trompeter is in his third season as Trinity’s head swimming coach.
Coach Trompeter was appointed to the head coaching position in April 2017. He served for two years as an assistant to long-time Head Coach John Ryan, who retired after 25 years on the job and moved into the role of assistant coach.
During Coach Trompeter’s tenure, six Tiger swimmers have earned All-America and Honorable Mention All-America accolades. Three Trinity student-athletes have been elected Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) Male and Female Swimmers of the Year. Five swimmers have been named Scholar All-Americans by the College Swimming & Diving Coaches Association of America (CSCAA).
Beau Tipton placed 10th in the men’s 200-yard butterfly at the 2019 NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships for Honorable Mention All-America distinction. Tipton was later selected as the SCAC Male Swimmer of the Year. Mabel Fowler became an Honorable Mention All-American with a 15th-place performance in the NCAA women’s 200-yard backstroke.
The Tiger women won their 16th consecutive SCAC Championship, and Coach Trompeter and his associates were once again voted the conference Women’s Staff of the Year. Trinity’s men’s finished as runners-up in the team competition. Jacob Hurrell-Zitelman earned SCAC Male Swimmer of the Meet accolades for the third straight time, becoming the first man in conference history to attain that feat.
Hurrell-Zitelman earned a position on the Google Cloud NCAA Division III Academic All-District 8 Team for the second year in a row. He was also presented the SCAC Elite 19 award for athletic and academic excellence.
The 2017-18 campaign resulted in four members of the Tiger women’s swim team being selected to compete in the NCAA Division III Championships. Lindsay Hagmann turned in an All-America performance in the 50-yard freestyle and was an Honorable Mention All-American in the 100-yard freestyle. Hagmann and teammates Star Rosales, Lauren Cuda, and Abbie Jones were Honorable Mention All-Americans in the 200-yard freestyle relay.
Hagmann was also a finalist for the SCAC Woman of the Year award and was elected to the Google Cloud NCAA Division III Academic All-District 8 Team.
Coach Trompeter and his assistant coaches guided the men’s and women’s teams to the SCAC Championships and were selected as SCAC Conference Staff of the Year for both squads.
Trinity’s men captured their seventh consecutive SCAC Championship, and the Tiger women brought home their 15th championship trophy in a row. Hagmann was named Female Swimmer of the Year, and Charles Clark was tabbed as Male Swimmer of the Year.
Coach Trompeter joined the Trinity staff after serving as a graduate assistant for three years at the NCAA Division I University of the Incarnate Word, located in San Antonio. He earned a Master of Arts in administration in 2014 with a concentration in sport management. The Cardinals placed high in the NCAA Division II Championships in 2013 before moving to Division I. UIW’s men finished third at nationals, and the women’s team was fourth. The UIW women’s swimmers won three individual national titles, and the men captured one.
The versatile Coach Trompeter served as head coach of elite age-group swimmers of San Antonio’s North East Independent School District’s Alamo Area Aquatic Association team from 2011-2012. He was also the assistant coach for high school-level swimmers. Coach trompeter has mentored numerous state champions at the age-group and high school levels of competition.
As a member of the University of Texas at Austin’s men swim team from 2005-2009, Coach Trompeter sparked the Longhorns to two second-place finishes at the NCAA Division I Championships in 2008 and 2009. He also worked for the University of Texas Swim Camp, and was the head coach of the Mueller Swim Team, located in the Austin area.
Coach Trompeter earned a Bachelor of Science degree in corporate communications in 2010 from Texas. He also worked with Clear Channel Communications in Austin, writing proposals for the promotions department, and updating radio stations’ websites.