Rueppel is in her second year as an assistant coach for the swimming & diving programs in 2019-20. Rueppel joined the program after spending the 2016-17 season as an assistant coach at Emory & Henry (Va.) and various other coaching duties throughout the region.
Rueppel focused on the freestyle and butterfly events while swimming for Wilmington (Ohio). She was an Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) finalist in several events over her four years with the Quakers. After graduation, she spent one season with Emory & Henry, helping guide the women’s team to a third-place finish at the Old Dominican Athletic Conference Championships. She also coached individuals who participated in the NCAA Championships in Texas.
Rueppel is a paraprofessional at Mary Hogan Elementary in Middlebury and coaches the Middlebury Aquatic Club. During the summer months, she instructs the Middlebury Marlins team.