Dunipace enters his first season on the Wesleyan coaching staff in 2019-20.
He began his wrestling career in 1994 as a high school freshman in the 103-pound weight class. From his first year onward, Dunipace consistently finished in the top-three in the greater Sacramento-San Joaquin region. He then went on to wrestle for Division I Princeton University for four years, earning the Hooker Trophy for most improved freshman during the 1999-00 season. He also placed sixth at the EIWA Tournament in 2003 and was a co-captain as a senior in 2002-03.
Dunipace received a Bachelors of Arts in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology in 2003 from Princeton. He also receved his Veterinary Medical Doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania in 2011, and was the Fulbright Fellow in the Faculty of Life Sciences at the University of Copenhagen in 2011-12.