John Swanson
John Swanson
Title: Head Coach
Organization: College of the Rockies
City: Cranbrook
State: BC
Phone: 250-919-5519
Email: jswanson@cotr.bc.ca
Year: 4

Playing Career

  • Played Team BC and competed internationally against teams from China, Japan, Korea, USA and a local team from Hilo, Hawaii
  • Played three years of College Volleyball, winning two Provincial Championships (ACAC and PACWEST)
  • Played in three national championships, placing 6th and twice receiving silver medals 
  • Received honours as league all-star, provincial MVP and All-Canadian award

Coaching Career:

  • 20 years of high school, club and collegiate volleyball experience
  • Currently in his 5th season with the College of the Rockies women's volleyball team
  • Made School history winning a PACWEST Provincial Championship his 1st year as Head Coach
  • Has been ranked top 15 nationally multiple times

Words from the coach...

“The College of the Rockies located in the beautiful city of Cranbrook, BC gives every student athlete a tremendous opportunity to thrive both on and off the volleyball court. Being a smaller campus lifestyle the college can deliver a favourable student to professor ratio, ease of access for study and learning purposes, unmatched court and practice session opportunities along with a purposeful intention to support and assist within its community. We are always looking for individuals who want to challenge themselves to succeed in all phases of collegiate life academically, athletically and socially”.