Head Softball Coach Lee Swanson is entering his third year at Montreat and his eleventh year overall as a head coach. During his past two seasons here at Montreat, the softball team has finished 2nd in regular season conference both years and has also ended its season with a win/loss record of .500.
Prior to coaching at Montreat, Coach Swanson was at the helm for Belmont Abbey (NCAA DII). While at Belmont Abbey, Swanson compiled many achievements.
* 33-16 Conference Carolinas runner-up
* Third in the Conference Carolinas, conference tournament
* Most wins in school history
* Three All-Region Players
* Coached the Conference Carolinas, Player of the Year
* Conference Coach of the Year for second straight year.
2003 - 2004
* 26-20 record and the regular season runner-up in the Conference Carolinas Conference.
* Won the conference tournament, earning a berth in the NCAA Regional Tournament.
* First winning season ever in school history
* First Conference Championship
* First and only appearance in the NCAA tournament
* Conference Carolinas, Coach of the Year
1998-2001 at Mount Mercy College
* 1999 - Third in Regular Season
* 2000 - Third in Regular Season
* 2001 - Sixth in Regular Season
1996-98 at Brescia University
* 1997- Regular Season Conference Champions,
* 1997 - Tournament Conference Champions
* 1997 - Regional Qualifier
* 1998 - Regular Season Runner-Up
* 1998 - Conference tournament Runner-Up
* 1998 - Regional Qualifier 32-15
Coach Lee Swanson is a 1996 graduate of Clarke College. He graduated from Central DeWitt High School (DeWitt, IA) in 1986.
Coach Swanson and his wife Megan of twelve years, have three children: Easton (9), Nick (8), and Callie (4). His wife and children currently reside in Conrad, IA. His fourth child Abbie (23) resides in Charleston, SC.