Head Coach

Coach Mike Swiech

Coach Swiech was born and raised in Palmdale California. Coach attended Palmdale High School where he was a 3 sport athlete playing Football, Wrestling and Baseball. He played Baseball at Pierce College and began his coaching career when he was 20 in Los Angeles in 1983.

In 1986 Coach Swiech began coaching Soccer in Palmdale before there were established Clubs in the Antelope Valley. “There were many great players in the Valley for many years that I had the privilege to coach prior to Club coming here. As much as I taught I also learned”.

In his tenure as the Head Soccer Coach at Paraclete Coach Swiech has led teams into, the CIF Playoffs, State Playoffs and 2 League Championships where they were undefeated in consecutive League seasons.

The team has also won the League Sportsmanship Award which is also a great source of pride for Coach Swiech.

Coach is married to his wife Kathleen (Class of 84) who is a 3rd grade teacher and has two children. Jake who graduated from Paraclete in 2013 and is currently playing baseball at San Jose State University and Grant who will graduate from Paraclete in 2018 and plays Football and Volleyball.

“Paraclete has been a true gift to my family. This is where family grows”

Coach Mike Swiech

Assistant Coaches

John Topor

John Topor

Coach Topor is an Antelope Valley native and is in his second year as the Assistant Coach of the Varsity Soccer Team and is instrumental in supporting Coach Swiech and his training and game philosophy. Coach Topor has been coaching for many years and came to us from Cal Elite Soccer Club.

“Coach Topor keeps me on schedule and challenges me with great thought processes. He is a hard working and dependable Coach that is a asset to any team. Coach Topor is a key element for me in our program.” Coach Swiech

JV Head Coach

Fr. G

JV Assistant Coaches

Larry Irvine