Devon Swaim joined the Bryn Mawr soccer program in the spring of 2019. Swaim also serves as the head coach for Lower Merion Soccer Club’s U10A and U9B girls’ teams and is an assistant for the U11A and U18A teams.
Along with coaching club and college, Swaim just recently won the 2019 Region One Championship with her U17 girls Eastern PA ODP team. Prior to joining Bryn Mawr College, Swaim was a volunteer assistant at Villanova University for 2 years. Before Villanova, Swaim had coaching stints for Bucks County Community College, the United German Hungarian soccer club, and Neshaminy High School.
Swaim began her college career playing at the University of Tennessee where, in both years playing for the Lady Vols, she helped lead the team to multiple NCAA top 10 rankings and two NCAA tournament berths, with one resulting in a Sweet 16 appearance. After the 2007 campaign, her redshirt freshman year, Swaim was named to the SEC All-Freshman team. In 2008 they won the SEC East Division title, the regular season title, and SEC Conference Championship. Swaim then transferred closer to home and continued her playing career at West Chester University. Her overall record as a Golden Ram was 37-3-5 with two PSAC championships and two NCAA tournament berths. As a result of her efforts, Swaim was named to the NSCAA All-Region team. Devon graduated in 2012 with a degree in Professional Studies.
Growing up, Swaim played club soccer for the original F.C. Pennsylvania Strikers. She was in and out of U.S. Youth National team camps/pools and was a mainstay on the Region 1 and EPYSA State teams. She played three years at Neshaminy High School and picked up Suburban One League Player of the Year honors in 2006, along with being named an NSCAA/Adidas High School Regional All-American and the Pennsylvania Soccer Coaches Association (PSCA) All-State Teams in 2004. Devon currently holds a USSF coaching license.