Coach Swaim is returning for his 13th year at Deer Park. He began his 20+ yearcoaching career at Permian HS, and has since coached at Brackettville HS, Pecos HS, Midland HS, Midlothian HS and Arlington HS. He graduated from Permian HS where his team won a football State Championship before heading off to Angelo State University receiving a degree in Physical Education. Off the field, he and his wife Kristi, also a teacher in the district, enjoy traveling and camping on Lake Whitney with their two boys, Colten(24) and his wife Kayla, and Bryce (19). Coach Swaim is always telling his players, “Never give up”.