Bennett SwygertOffensive Coordinator / Quarterbacks
Alma Mater: Western Carolina, '06
Office Phone: 321-5143
Bennett Swygert was promoted to offensive coordinator in the spring of 2013.
Swygert was the Wolves' running backs coach in 2011 and 2012. In 2011, he coached John Gadson to a first team all-SAC season.
Swygert came to Newberry after serving as the quarterbacks coach at Fort Dorchester HS in North Charleston, since January 2007.
At Fort Dorchester, the team was conference co-champions in 2010 and Swygert coached a Rivals Top 100 quarterback. He also coached a North/South all-star quarterback in 2008. Swygert was on the Summerville HS state championship team in 1998 and was an all-state, All-American and Shrine Bowl quarterback in 2000.
He was the starting quarterback at Western Carolina in 2004 and 2006 and was named to the Lowcountry all-decade team by the Charleston Post and Courier in 2009. Swygert is the son of 2012 Newberry Athletic Hall of Fame inductee and current defensive volunteer assistant Dennis Swygert.