John joined the team in 2005 as a part-time assistant coach and then became the full time assistant coach in 2007. He started his swimming career with the Smyrna Swim Team in 1987 and then began swimming year round with the Stingrays in Cobb County from 1987 – 1993 and swam with Campbell High School from 1989 to 1993. He was also a member of the Georgia Zone Team in 1992. He is attending University of West Georgia working on his major in Psychology. John has been a member of the American Swim Coaches Association (ASCA) since 2007 and USA Swimming since 2006 along with being a coaching staff member of the Georgia Zone Team in 2008, 2009, 2010 & 2013. He and his wife Sydney live in Villa Rica with their three dogs Hershey, Oliver and Sargent. John became the Head Coach in 2015.