Coaching Staff

John Swanson - Head Coach

John SwansonThis will be John Swanson’s first year as Head Coach of the College of the Rockies Men’s volleyball program. John was an Assistant Coach with the team last season and is looking forward to the opportunity of continuing to create an elite program with student athletes motivated to perform to their best abilities on and off the volleyball court.

John played three successful years of collegiate volleyball. In his first year at Red Deer College the team competed in the National finals placing second and attended two years at  Langara College placing 6th and 2nd respectfully. After John’s competitive years, he quickly moved into the field of coaching becoming involved in years of high school and club volleyball. John brings years of experience to the college and appreciates the opportunity presented to him to develop and establish a program capable of contending annually in the Pacwest conference. “It will always be my goal as a Head Coach to encourage and support all of our student athletes in their entire collegiate experience”.

Contact John Swanson:
Phone: 250-464-5427
Fax: 250-489-8218

David Wiebe, Assistant Coach

David WiebeDavid loves the game of volleyball and is very proud to be able to stay involved with the Avalanche program as this is where he spent his career as a player.  This is David's second year as an assistant coach with the men's team and he very much enjoys working with the guys and being able to give back to the program he spent 5 years in as a student athlete.




Connor McCreadie, Assistant Coach

This will be Connor’s first season assisting with the women’s and men’s volleyball program. Connor has six years of volleyball playing experience along with a very successful hockey career. He is extremely passionate about athletics, teaching and motivating others to perform to their peak potential. Connor will be a tremendous addition to the coaching staff.