Practice Under Pressure - Justin Swenson, Stephenville HSby Texas High School Coaches Association
Practice Under Pressure - Justin Swenson, Stephenville HS
Justin Swenson is a 2005 graduate of Iowa Park High School. After high school, he attended Vernon Junior College for 2 years on a baseball scholarship before finishing up his bachelor's degree at the University of Texas Tech. In 2011 he accepted his first coaching and teaching job back in his hometown of Iowa Park. There he was an assistant baseball coach under his big brother and mentor, Michael Swenson through 2015. In four years, Iowa Park won three district titles, had a regional Semi-Finals appearance and a Regional Finals appearance. In 2015, Coach Swenson accepted the Head Baseball position at Stephenville High School and is still currently holding the same position. He coaches Freshman football and teaches Career and Technical Education at the High School.
Since his time in Stephenville, he has a 112-61 overall baseball record, one District Championship, two Regional Quarterfinals appearances and one State Semi-Finals appearance in Austin. Coach Swenson has been married to his wife, Karter, for eleven years and has three young boys. (Maddux, Myles and Macen) You can catch Maddux and Myles at any Yellow Jacket game where they serve as the bat-boys for their favorite baseball team.