Kochmit joined the Kohawk coaching staff in 2009. During his time at Coe, Kochmit has coached seven national qualifiers, one All-American, four Iowa Conference Champions and eight All-Iowa Conference performers.
Before coming to Coe, Kochmit was a successful two-sport athlete at Carthage College. On the football field, Kochmit started four years on the offensive line, while he earned multiple all-conference awards in track.
During the 2009 outdoor track season, Kochmit took ninth place at the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. He also earned Scholar All-American honors from the United States Track and Field/Cross Country Coaches Association.
Kochmit is USATF Level One certified and holds a World Throws Center Level One certification. Kochmit holds a BA in Criminal Justice and Sociology, while minoring in Psychology from Carthage College. He will be working toward a Masters Degree at Coe.