David Plummer is a two-time Olympic medalist from the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. David missed qualifying for three consecutive Olympic Games, missing the 2012 team by just .12 seconds. In 2016 he became the oldest first-time Olympian on the U.S. Olympic Swim Team since 1904. Through his career, he won three World Championship medals and four U.S. National Titles and was named team captain of the 2015 World Championship team.
After retirement from swimming, Plummer began his career in athletic administration with his alma mater, the University of Minnesota, working in different roles within administration and student-athlete development. David has also served as a high school and club coach and was named the 2014 Minnesota class AA coach of the year. He has served on numerous boards within both the Olympic and youth sports movements.
David currently serves as the Vice President of Operations with Premier Sport Psychology. He believes that the systems of sport should first and foremost serve the athletes and enjoys working for organizations who always put the athlete first. Plummer holds a master’s degree in Organizational Leadership, Policy and Development, and is working towards his Master of Business Administration at the University of Minnesota. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife Erin, a neonatologist at Children’s Minnesota in St. Paul, and their two sons, William and Ricky.