Speaker for Monday, January 27th, 2014 - Mark Swasey
The new Athletic Director for ConVal School DIstrict

Mark Swasey has worked in education and sports for more than 20 years. 

 

After growing up in Charlestown, New Hampshire, and graduating from Fall Mountain Regional High School, he began his career in education as a dual graduate assistant for Women’s Basketball and Academic Advising at Keene State College, where he received his M.Ed. in Counseling and Consultation.

 

After leaving Keene State, Mr. Swasey moved to South Dakota, where he met his wife Jennifer, and worked as a Middle and High School Guidance Counselor along with coaching boys and girls’ basketball.  From there, he re-entered the college coaching world where he served as an assistant men’s basketball coach for one year and as the head women’s basketball coach for 13 years. 

 

At three different stops as a head coach, Mr. Swasey guided his teams to record-setting seasons for wins, up to that date in each programs history: Hill City High School (16) in 1995, Norwich University (21) in 2002, Franklin Pierce University (29) in 2009. In 2009, he led the Franklin Pierce Women’s Basketball program to the NCAA Division II National Championship game, becoming the first team in the history of New Hampshire women’s college athletics, to play for a National Title. 

 

Coach Swasey has received numerous Coach of the Year honors, in both high school and college, and was a two-time National Coach of the Year finalist. He was inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame in 2010.

 

The Swaseys have two daughters who were both born in New Hampshire, their youngest at Monadnock Community Hospital in Peterborough.  They are excited about this opportunity to become a part of the ConVal community.

- See more at: http://portal.clubrunner.ca/2949/Speakers/b0a7213f-43b9-4e79-88a8-1f44db19f74e#sthash.nHkdr35t.dpuf
 
Announcements
 
2014 Team Pancake Planning Meeting
Wednesday, Febuary 12th, 2014, 4-5PM, Monadnock Community Hospital Conference Rooms 1 & 2.
 
 
2013 Team Santa Summary
  • 15 Agencies Partisipated
  • 196 individuals requesting a toy item and a clothing item
  • 392 Cards requesting gifts were distributed to include:
    •    196 Toy items
    •    196 Clothing items
  • 306 Gifts Collected (78%)
  • 86 Gifts purchased by Peterborough Rotary Club (22%); of those:
    • 56 Cards were taken at poster locations and gifts not returned; gifts purchased by Rotary (14%)
    • 30 (approx) Cards were not taken at poster locations and gifts purchased by Rotary (8%)
 
Meeting Notes from January 14th, 2014
Gordon Peery provides us an insightful look back and highlighted uncoming events and programs at The Monadnock Center 
 
Upcoming Events
 
2014 Disctrict Conference - May 23rd to 25th, 2014

Registration is now open for this years District Conference at Stowe Mountain Lodge, a Luxury New England Resort in Stowe, VT.   This lodge is around 5 years old and has very spacious rooms and great activities in the area.

Go to http://www.rotary7870.org to register.  On the right hand side under events, click on District Conference 2014.  You can either register online or by mail in form.

 
 

Mark Swasey has worked in education and sports for more than 20 years. 

 

After growing up in Charlestown, New Hampshire, and graduating from Fall Mountain Regional High School, he began his career in education as a dual graduate assistant for Women’s Basketball and Academic Advising at Keene State College, where he received his M.Ed. in Counseling and Consultation.

 

After leaving Keene State, Mr. Swasey moved to South Dakota, where he met his wife Jennifer, and worked as a Middle and High School Guidance Counselor along with coaching boys and girls’ basketball.  From there, he re-entered the college coaching world where he served as an assistant men’s basketball coach for one year and as the head women’s basketball coach for 13 years. 

 

At three different stops as a head coach, Mr. Swasey guided his teams to record-setting seasons for wins, up to that date in each programs history: Hill City High School (16) in 1995, Norwich University (21) in 2002, Franklin Pierce University (29) in 2009. In 2009, he led the Franklin Pierce Women’s Basketball program to the NCAA Division II National Championship game, becoming the first team in the history of New Hampshire women’s college athletics, to play for a National Title. 

 

Coach Swasey has received numerous Coach of the Year honors, in both high school and college, and was a two-time National Coach of the Year finalist. He was inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame in 2010.

 

The Swaseys have two daughters who were both born in New Hampshire, their youngest at Monadnock Community Hospital in Peterborough.  They are excited about this opportunity to become a part of the ConVal community.

- See more at: http://portal.clubrunner.ca/2949/Speakers/b0a7213f-43b9-4e79-88a8-1f44db19f74e#sthash.nHkdr35t.dpuf

Mark Swasey has worked in education and sports for more than 20 years. 

 

After growing up in Charlestown, New Hampshire, and graduating from Fall Mountain Regional High School, he began his career in education as a dual graduate assistant for Women’s Basketball and Academic Advising at Keene State College, where he received his M.Ed. in Counseling and Consultation.

 

After leaving Keene State, Mr. Swasey moved to South Dakota, where he met his wife Jennifer, and worked as a Middle and High School Guidance Counselor along with coaching boys and girls’ basketball.  From there, he re-entered the college coaching world where he served as an assistant men’s basketball coach for one year and as the head women’s basketball coach for 13 years. 

 

At three different stops as a head coach, Mr. Swasey guided his teams to record-setting seasons for wins, up to that date in each programs history: Hill City High School (16) in 1995, Norwich University (21) in 2002, Franklin Pierce University (29) in 2009. In 2009, he led the Franklin Pierce Women’s Basketball program to the NCAA Division II National Championship game, becoming the first team in the history of New Hampshire women’s college athletics, to play for a National Title. 

 

Coach Swasey has received numerous Coach of the Year honors, in both high school and college, and was a two-time National Coach of the Year finalist. He was inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame in 2010.

 

The Swaseys have two daughters who were both born in New Hampshire, their youngest at Monadnock Community Hospital in Peterborough.  They are excited about this opportunity to become a part of the ConVal community.

- See more at: http://portal.clubrunner.ca/2949/Speakers/b0a7213f-43b9-4e79-88a8-1f44db19f74e#sthash.nHkdr35t.dpuf

Mark Swasey has worked in education and sports for more than 20 years. 

 

After growing up in Charlestown, New Hampshire, and graduating from Fall Mountain Regional High School, he began his career in education as a dual graduate assistant for Women’s Basketball and Academic Advising at Keene State College, where he received his M.Ed. in Counseling and Consultation.

 

After leaving Keene State, Mr. Swasey moved to South Dakota, where he met his wife Jennifer, and worked as a Middle and High School Guidance Counselor along with coaching boys and girls’ basketball.  From there, he re-entered the college coaching world where he served as an assistant men’s basketball coach for one year and as the head women’s basketball coach for 13 years. 

 

At three different stops as a head coach, Mr. Swasey guided his teams to record-setting seasons for wins, up to that date in each programs history: Hill City High School (16) in 1995, Norwich University (21) in 2002, Franklin Pierce University (29) in 2009. In 2009, he led the Franklin Pierce Women’s Basketball program to the NCAA Division II National Championship game, becoming the first team in the history of New Hampshire women’s college athletics, to play for a National Title. 

 

Coach Swasey has received numerous Coach of the Year honors, in both high school and college, and was a two-time National Coach of the Year finalist. He was inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame in 2010.

 

The Swaseys have two daughters who were both born in New Hampshire, their youngest at Monadnock Community Hospital in Peterborough.  They are excited about this opportunity to become a part of the ConVal community.

- See more at: http://portal.clubrunner.ca/2949/Speakers/b0a7213f-43b9-4e79-88a8-1f44db19f74e#sthash.nHkdr35t.dpuf