|Born||October 28, 1943|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1984–1986||Eastern Illinois (assistant)|
|1987–1988||Western Michigan (assistant)|
|1990–1991||New Mexico (RB)|
|Head coaching record|
Joel Swisher (born October 28, 1943) is a former American football coach. He served as the head football coach at Dakota State University (1973–1976), Augustana College in Sioux Falls, South Dakota (1977–1980), Adams State College (1982–1983), and Jamestown College (1992–1994), compiling a career college football record of 65–55–4.
Swicher was the 16th head football coach at Adams State College—now known as Adams State University—in Alamosa, Colorado and he held that position for two seasons, from 1982 until 1983. His coaching record at Adams State was 7–10–2
Swisher was the head football coach for the Jamestown Jimmies located in Jamestown, North Dakota. He held that position for three seasons, from 1992 until 1994. His coaching record at Jamestown was 15–12.
Head coaching record
|Dakota State Trojans () (1973–1976)|
|Augustana (South Dakota) Vikings (North Central Conference) (1977–1980)|
|Adams State Grizzlies (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) (1982)|
|Jamestown Jimmies (North Dakota College Athletic Conference) (1992–1994)|
|National championship Conference title Conference division title|
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