At UCSB Joe was a 4 year letter winner in swimming and a 3 year letter winner in water polo. Won two Big West Championships in swimming in 2008 and 2009. Graduated in 2010 with a major in Global and International Studies. Currently working as the assistant swim coach for both the men’s and women’s teams under head coach Gregg Wilson and associate head coach Matt Macedo.
Palo Alto Swim Club/Palo Alto Stanford Aquatics: Swam for PASC and PASA from 1998-2008. Recipient of the Ali Assadulah Team Leadership award in 2003, 2005, and 2006. In 2006, honored in the renaming of the award as the ‘Ali Assadulah and Joe Plume Team Leadership Award’. Senior group assistant coach in 2012-2013. The 11/12 age group coach in 2013-2014 working with 50+ kids. PASA won the Junior National Championship in the summer of 2014.