GREG RUMINSKI NAMED NEW ASSISTANT MEN'S SWIMMING COACH
May 14, 1999 GREG RUMINSKI NAMED NEW ASSISTANT MEN'S SWIMMING COACH
Bloomington, Ind. -- Indiana men's swimming head coach Kris Kirchner has announced the appointment of Greg Ruminski as the Hoosiers' new asssistant coach for men's swimming. He replaces Bruce Zimmerman. A former IU swimmer, Ruminski leaves his post as Director of Columbus (Ind.) Economic Development Board.
"As a swimmer at Indiana, I developed a passion for the sport and a passion for collegiate coaching and when the opportunity arose I had to take it," comments Ruminski. "I am definitely excited about coming back to Indiana University and know it will be a great and rewarding challenge."
Says Kirchner, "Greg has always wanted to get into coaching and has an excellent background in swimming. Furthermore, he will be a tremendous recruiter of quality student-athletes."
Ruminski swam for the Hoosiers under coach Kirchner from 1994 to 1997 and is IU's record holder in the 100 yard backstroke (48.40 in 1997) and 200 yard backstroke (1:44.15 in 1997). He was All-America and All-Big Ten in 1997 and 1996 and Academic All-Big Ten as a junior and senior.
A native of LaPorte, Ind., Ruminski was state runner-up in the 100 yard butterfly and 200 yard freestyle as a senior at LaPorte High School.
Ruminski graduated from Indiana in 1997 with a B.S. degree in business.
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