Travis Rutt is in his second season at RCTC. In the 2019 season, Rutt assisted in coaching the Yellowjackets to their seventh MCAC and Region XIII/North District Championships in a row, coached six National Qualifiers and two All-Americans at the NJCAA National Championships. Rutt was an NCAA Division I All-American for the University of Wisconsin before transferring to the University of Oklahoma, where he completed an undergraduate and master's degree from the University of Oklahoma. As a Strength and Conditioning Coach for the University of Iowa and the Hawkeye Wrestling Club, Rutt coached multiple teams to the nation's top five, two NCAA DI National Champions, four Big Ten Conference Champions, a U23 World Team Member, a World Silver Medalist, and an Olympian. While on staff at Augsburg College, Rutt was a part of their 2015 NCAA Division III National Championship Team. Rutt finished his high school career as Minnesota’s winningest wrestler of all time. Rutt is also the Student Life Coordinator at RCTC. Coach Rutt lives with his wife Michele and their daughter Amilia.