Lee Swanson - Head Coach
New Head Softball Coach Lee Swanson is entering his first year at Montreat and his ninth year overall as a head coach after taking the past two years off. Prior to coaching at Montreat, Coach Swanson was at the helm for Belmont Abbey (NCAA DII). While at Belmont Abbey, Swanson compiled many achievements.
* 33-16 Conference Carolinas runner-up
* Third in the Conference Carolinas, conference tournament
* Most wins in school history
* Three All-Region Players
* Coached the Conference Carolinas, Player of the Year
* Conference Coach of the Year for second straight year.
2003 - 2004
* 26-20 record and the regular season runner-up in the Conference Carolinas Conference.
* Won the conference tournament, earning a berth in the NCAA Regional Tournament.
* First winning season ever in school history
* First Conference Championship
* First and only appearance in the NCAA tournament
* Conference Carolinas, Coach of the Year
1998-2001 at Mount Mercy College
* 1999 - Third in Regular Season
* 2000 - Third in Regular Season
* 2001 - Sixth in Regular Season
1996-98 at Brescia University
* 1997- Regular Season Conference Champions,
* 1997 - Tournament Conference Champions
* 1997 - Regional Qualifier
* 1998 - Regular Season Runner-Up
* 1998 - Conference tournament Runner-Up
* 1998 - Regional Qualifier 32-15
Coach Lee Swanson is a 1996 graduate of Clarke College. He graduated from Central DeWitt High School (DeWitt, IA) in 1986.
Coach Swanson and his wife Megan of ten years, have three children: Easton (7), Nick (6), and Callie (2). His wife and children currently reside in Conrad, IA.