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James P. Swift, Esquire


Freshman Boy's Coach


OCHS Crew Coach since - January 2017


Graduate of Atlantic City High School


Graduate of University of Pennsylvania, Rowed in years 1982, 1983, 1984


Rowed for Margate City Beach Patrol, six time doubles rowing champion, won Margate Memorials Lifeguard Doubles Rowing race twice.  Served as a Lieutenant on Margate City Beach Patrol.  Completed 20 mile Around the Island Row 23 separate times, including August 2016.  Jim continue to row every day for past 37 years.  Most recently, October 2016, Jim rowed in 6 seat of Viking Rowing Club 8 which won our age group at Head of the Schuylkill Regatta.  

Graduate of Villanova University of School of Law 1988 and work as a private practice Attorney At Law. 


Graduate of United States Army Infantry Training Center, Ft. Benning, Georgia.  Served in reserve capacity. Honorably discharged.


Married to Jennifer Barr Swift, Esquire, (who has also taken up rowing) 4 children, all of whom have rowed. 


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