Joel Swisher

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Joel Swisher
Sport(s) Football
Biographical details
Born (1943-10-28) October 28, 1943 (age 73)
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1973–1976 Dakota State
1977–1980 Augustana (SD)
1982–1983 Adams State
1984–1986 Eastern Illinois (assistant)
1987–1988 Western Michigan (assistant)
1990–1991 New Mexico (RB)
1992–1994 Jamestown
Head coaching record
Overall 65–55–4

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.

Coaching career[edit]

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[1]

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.[2]

Head coaching record[edit]

Year Team Overall Conference Standing Bowl/playoffs
Dakota State Trojans () (1973–1976)
1973 Dakota State 6–3
1974 Dakota State 6–4
1975 Dakota State 6–3–1
1976 Dakota State 8–2
Dakota State: 26–12–1
Augustana (South Dakota) Vikings (North Central Conference) (1977–1980)
1977 Augustana 7–4 4–3 T–2nd
1978 Augustana 4–5 2–4 6th
1979 Augustana 4–5 2–4 6th
1980 Augustana 2–7–1 2–5 6th
Augustana: 17–21–1 10–16
Adams State Grizzlies (Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference) (1982)
1982 Adams State 3–4–2 3–3–2 4th
1983 Adams State 4–6
Adams State: 7–10–2
Jamestown Jimmies (North Dakota College Athletic Conference) (1992–1994)
1992 Jamestown 5–4
1993 Jamestown 4–5
1994 Jamestown 6–3
Jamestown: 15–12
Total: 65–55–4
      National championship         Conference title         Conference division title

References[edit]

  1. ^ College Football Data Warehouse Archived 2009-01-07 at the Wayback Machine. Adams State Grizzlies all-time coaching records
  2. ^ DeLassus, David. "Jamestown College Coaching Records". College Football Data Warehouse. Archived from the original on July 30, 2012. Retrieved October 28, 2010.