Women's Coach

The College of the Rockies Avalanche Women's Team is currently in the process of hiring a head coach.   John Swanson has been appointed the Interim Head Coach until the hiring process is completed.  Please contact John with any questions regarding the women's program.

John Swanson,  Head Coach

This is John's first year with the Avalanche Volleyball teams.  His playing career saw him compete for Team BC including international competition in Hilo, Hawaii.  He also played for Red Deer College and Langara College where he was named an All Canadian.

John has been coaching high school volleyball for the past 8 years and club volleyball in Smithers over the past 6 years.  His club teams won five our of six Club BC Northern Winter Games tournaments. 

John has completed his Level 2 NCCP and is looking forward to assisting both the Avalanche men's and women's teams at COTR. 


John Swanson
Email:  jswanson@auburngroup.ca
Phone:  (250) 464-5427