About Saint John's Soccer

Saint John's Soccer

The soccer program at Saint John's is about Mission, Excellence, and Brotherhood.

Everything we do in the program will be directed toward fulfilling the Mission of our school.  As a Catholic and Xaverian institution, we strive first and foremost to educate the whole person; body, mind, and spirit.  We believe that character matters.

We believe that by doing the little things well, we create an environment where excellence can be achieved.  Winning is the result of hard work and attention to detail.

We wish to enhance and promote the lasting memories and life long friendships that are formed at Saint John's.  We value the bonds of brotherhood that are formed inside and outside of the classroom, strengthened in a special way on the soccer field.


High School Tryouts will begin on Monday, August 21 at Pioneer Field
Please bring running shoes, cleats, shin guards, and plenty of water to each day of tryouts.
At the start of Monday’s tryout, we will have a fitness test that will incorporate distance running and/or sprints. After that, tryouts will involve small-sided and full-field games. You must be cleared by the school’s nurse in order to try out. 
Check the Magnus Health Portal FOR ALL REQUIRED FORMS.
Complete details regarding tryouts and preseason training will be added throughout the summer in an appropriate time frame for student-athletes to begin their preparations after an adequate time set aside for recharging their batteries from club soccer and/or school spring sports! 
Tryout Schedule is subject to change.

Monday (8/21), Tuesday (8/22) & Thursday (8/24)
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Monday (8/21), Tuesday (8/22), Wednesday (8/23), & Thursday (8/24)
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Juniors & Seniors:
Monday (8/21), Tuesday (8/22), Wednesday (8/23), & Thursday (8/24)
8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Thursday Night (8/24) team rosters to be announced...
Friday (8/25) & Saturday (8/26) Training Sessions to be announced by Freshmen, JV, and Varsity Staff respectively...
Sunday (8/27) is an off day for all teams to follow a much-appreciated effort by all student-athletes.
Any questions regarding high school tryouts can be directed to Coach Kurt Swanbeck (kswanbeck@stjohnshigh.org)
Middle School Tryouts:
Middle School Head Coach - 8th Grade: Peter Smith
Middle School Head Coach - 7th Grade: Kelly Collins
An in-person meeting will be held during orientation and middle school tryouts will begin on Friday, September 1st, and continue the following week (beginning on Tuesday, September 5th).
All Middle School questions should be directed to Coach Smith or Coach Collins.


Varsity Head Coach
Kurt Swanbeck

Varsity Assistant Coaches
Griffin Swedberg SJ '15
Trevor Swanbeck

JV Head Coach
Brad Dustin SJ '11

Freshman Head Coach
Kaleb Dieterle SJ '15

Middle School Head Coaches
Peter Smith
Kelly Hall