Nick Sworden also started his first year on the Presidents' football staff as a volunteer assistant coach last season.
Sworden is a 2006 graduate of West Virginia Wesleyan. He was a four-year letter winner at defensive tackle for WVW and was a 2005 All-WVIAC selection.
Sworden is also a 2002 graduate of Trinity High School in Washington, Pa. He was a two-time, all-conference honoree. Sworden spent the 2007 and 2008 seasons as an assistant coach at Trinity.