Rudy Meredith, after staying away from public attention since March of 2019, has been the talk of the town after Netflix released Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admission Scandal. Unlike John Vandemoer, he personally benefitted from the bribe he took.
So, scroll down this article to learn further updates about the life of Rudy Meredith after he was found guilty in 2019.
Rudy Meredith Update, Operation Varsity Blues
Rudy Meredith got mixed up in Operation Varsity Blues after he attempted on benefitting from the position that he held at the Yale University. As a court report revealed, he pocketed $860,000 in bribes from Rick Singer.
After the FBI caught him he co-operated with the team involved in the case. He was charged with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and honest service fraud and pled guilty in March of 2019. He agreed to forfeit all the bribe he took and gave over $300,000 to the FBI in May of 2018.
Yale’s head coach stays away from the media spotlight as of March 2021. So we don’t have further updates regarding Rudy’s current state. But, one thing we know for sure, his sentence is yet to be announced.
About Rudy Meredith Age, Birthday, Zodiac
Rudy Meredith was 52 years old as of March 2021. However, he preferred keeping everything private related to his life. He never shared the precise date of his birth and his birthday. This also obstructed information related to his zodiac sign.
Rudy Meredith Wikipedia — Family, Hometown, Education
Rudolph ‘Rudy’ Meredith was born to his father Frank Meredith and his mother Delores Meredith in his hometown in Maryland, the United States. Besides names, neither their identity nor private life surfaced for public knowledge. Moreover, he never bothered sharing details on his parents who played a very important role in raising him to be the man he was.
Furthermore, in Rudy’s family, he also had two siblings, Beverley Venable and Frank Marvel Meredith. Frank is married to Suzanne Meredith and lives with their kids in Gaithersburg, Maryland. Whereas, Rudy and his family lived in Madison, Connecticut.
Before we get into Rudy’s social media reach, let’s explore his education and academic qualifications. He attended Richard Montgomery High School in 1986 and graduated in 1986. After that, he joined Southern Connecticut State University in 1989.
Rudy graduated with a bachelor’s degree in physical education training in 1991. During that period, he actively played Pickleball and Soccer. Whereas, he attended Ohio University where to earn his master’s degree. While there, he majored in recreation and sports science/Coaching education.
Social Media Reach: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter
Now for the social media reach, Rudy Meredith is only on Facebook. However, he hasn’t posted anything on the platform since 2011. Other than that, discovering Rudy besides Twitter and Facebook seems impossible.
Height, Weight, Distinct Features
As a former athlete, Rudy is physically fit and maintained his body weight. He has no problem breaking sweats and going through little pain if it meant he could remain healthy.
Furthermore, Rudy Meredith stands tall at a height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.87 meters). In the same way, he weighed about 87 kilograms (191 lbs).
Rudy Meredith Yale, Net Worth, Career
Rudy Meredith began his 24th season at the Yale University in 2018-2019. But before that, he worked as an assistant soccer coach in the university from 1991 to 1994 under head coach Felice Duffy. During his time at Yale, he gathered 217 victories and helped establish Bulldogs as one of the most successful and respected women’s soccer programs in the Northeast.
On top of that, Rudy Meredith also secured the title of Northeast Region Coach of the Year three times in his career. During his coaching period, he helped Bulldogs compete in NCCA College Cup in 2002, 2004, and 2005.
In 2017, Meredith was also selected as the New England Coach of the Year by the New England Soccer Journal. Some of the notable players he coached were Lorelei Wall Yale’s first Ivy League Rookie of the Year in 1996, Crysti Howser Ivy League Rookie of the Year in 2005, Christina Huang, Becky Brown, Kristen Forster, Melissa Gavin, and several others who earned recognition.
In 2012, Rudy also worked as an assistant coach for the U.S. Under-23 Women’s National Team.
Whereas, as a player, Rudy Meredith was a member of the 1990 Southern Connecticut State University Division II national champion men’s soccer team. He was also All-American at Montgomery Junior College and a high school all-state player in Maryland.
Montgomery College also inducted Rudy into the Montgomery College Athletic Hall of fame in 2006. He also traveled to Stockholm, Sweden, and continued playing there. Moreover, he worked as a physical education teacher at Vincent Muro Elementary School in New Haven.
However, he resigned from the position of head coach of Yale University in 2018 after 24 years. In November 2018, Yale University Press released that Rudy resigned from his position. While leaving Yale, he shared about exploring new possibilities and beginning a new chapter in his life. During that period, Rudy Meredith earned a total salary of $83,000 annually. That summed up for 24 years less his expenditure earned him a total net worth of at least $1 million.
Rudy Meredith Wife, Kids
Rudy Meredith married his wife Eva Bergsten Meredith a long time ago. Eva is a Swedish citizen who hailed from Nyhammar, a small town of Stockholm. While it remained a surprise about, how they met each other in the first place, but they have stories to share.
After meeting his wife Eva, Rudy decided to trade in his whistle for cleats as he took the opportunity to play for a fourth-division team. At the time, Eva worked as the assistant soccer coach at the University of Hartford. She coached the university for six years. Rudy shared,
“After we met, I went to Sweden with her and I just realized as a soccer person, I was robbed of my soccer experience growing up in America,”
Eva encouraged Rudy to play and told him to check out the local team. But it surely didn’t go very well as expected.
She also worked as a head coach for Wesleyan’s soccer team. Eva entered her 17th season in 2020. Whereas, as a player, she played for Sweden’s National Team from 1989-1991. On top of that, she was also a premier league player from 1986-1992.
Last modified: March 19, 2021