Emilie Hoeper is in her first year as an assistant swimming coach for the Virginia Tech men’s and women’s swimming programs. Hoeper joins the H2Okies after spending the past year as the University of Cincinnati volunteer assistant and a Cincinnati-area club coach for the Mason Manta Rays.
Hoeper swam at Towson University from 2006-2010, serving as captain her sophomore year as the Tigers won the Colonial Athletic Association title. She is also a former team record holder for Towson in the 200 backstroke.
For the previous three years, Hoeper primarily worked at Mason Manta Rays, a Cincinnati, Ohio, USA Swimming Silver Medal club team. She has served as an assistant to the National group in addition to various roles at the age group level on the team.
At University of Cincinnati, she worked with all training groups, plus post-graduate elite sprinter Josh Schneider.