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John Barnes

Director of Alumni and Community Engagement, Head Swimming Coach, and Assistant Football coach
B.A. from Drury College
John has been the Academy's Head Swim Coach since 1998. During his tenure with the Academy the team has won 14 State Titles and 7 athletes have won the Skip McMahon Award for the top Student-Athlete!  John Barnes has been positively influencing, and building the next leaders of the future since 1998 and he loves working with the alumni keeping them engaged with Saint Thomas. John says his bucket list is long but it includes traveling to these locations: Australia, New Zealand, Aruba, and going on an Alaskan Cruise.