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Pam Swander

Pam  Swander
Assistant Swimming Coach

Swander enters her first season as an assistant coach for the South Carolina men’s and women’s swimming and diving programs in 2018-19.

Having most recently served as the head coach for the South Carolina Swim Club (2016-18), Swander brings over 30 years of coaching experience at the high school, collegiate and senior levels.

Following six years as an assistant in the ACC and the Big 10, Swander has spent the previous eight years at the club level serving as a Regional Manager for SwimMAC Carolina (2010-2016) and as head coach at South Carolina Swim Club (2016-18).

A National Team Coach in 2014, Swander has overseen eight Junior National Championship team titles and is a Level Five ASCA certified coach, the highest attainable level for a professional coach.

Swander also brings over six years of collegiate coaching experience as an assistant at the Division I level to South Carolina after holding assistant positions at Clemson (2004-05) and Indiana (2005-10).

In addition to her coaching experience at the high school, collegiate and senior levels, Swander has served as the Director of USA Swimming’s Select Camp, Vice Chair of Hospitality on the U.S. Olympic Trials Committee, and the Indiana Swimming Delegate at the USA Swimming National Convention.

Pam is married to Jeff Swander and their two children, Laura and Kevin, became top swimmers at Auburn University and Indiana University, respectively. Kevin also an assistant swimming coach for the University of South Carolina and begins his seventh season in 2018-19.

Pam Swander