Kody Swann

Coach Kody Swann is concluding his first season as an assistant coach with the Patriots after graduating from Cumberlands in December of 2019.

UC is coming off a shorten season where they posted a 4-1 record, including a 1-0 mark in AAC play. The Patriots notched an 11-10 overtime win to open the season and also set a program record scoring 20+ goals in three straight contest. UC climbed to be ranked third in the NAIA Top 10 poll when play was halted.

During his four years at UC, Swann, a Newburg, MD native, played in the midfield for the Patriots. He recorded nine goals, five assists, and 14 points over his career, but his greatest impact came at the face-off position. Swann holds the single-season and career records for face-off win percentage at .606 overall, highlighted by a .631 FO% in 2017. As a face-off specialist, Swann won 713-1176 face-offs, scooped 303 ground balls, and caused 44 turnovers with the Patriots.

While at Cumberlands, Swann was a two-time AAC Second Team All-Conference selection in 2016 and 2017, a two-time AAC First Team All-Conference selection in 2018 and 2019, a two-time NAIA Second Team All-American in 2018 and 2019, as well as earning AAC All-Tournament Team recognition in 2019.

"I'm grateful to have played here for four years and now having the opportunity to coach is a dream come true," said Swann, "I'm excited for the next few years and all that comes with it."

Swann graduated University of the Cumberlands in 2019 with a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice with an emphasis in management. He will begin pursuing a Master's of Coaching Degree in the Summer of 2020.