Since John assumed the head coaching position of the boys' squad in 2003, the team has earned eight top three finishes in the New England championship meet and has been crowned New England champion three times, most recently in 2013. Before coming to Deerfield, John served as head coach of the boys swim team at Western Reserve Academy in Hudson, OH.
As an athlete, John played soccer and swam in high school and earned All-America Honorable Mention as a member of his high school swim team.
He writes: "The boys swimming program at Deerfield enjoys a unique and storied tradition. In conjunction with the Academy’s mission to nurture the mind, body, and spirit, team members strive to realize and perpetuate the promise of that tradition in all areas of school life."