Third New Member of Athletics Leadership Under Bjork
Joe Swingle joined the Ole Miss athletics leadership in July 2012 as the Associate A.D. for Facilities and Game Operations.
Swingle joins the Rebels after serving as Director of Facilities at Arkansas. During his seven-year tenure in Fayetteville, he oversaw all areas of facility management, including supervision of the facility operations staff, day-to-day operations of the facilities and preparing the venues for all Razorback and any special events.
Before coming to Arkansas, Swingle was the director of event management at Iowa State for two years. He was assistant director of game operations at the University of Missouri from 2000 until 2002.
Swingle graduated from Missouri Southern with a bachelor's degree in physical education in 1994 and earned his master's in physical education from Arkansas Tech in 1997. He also did doctoral work at UA from 1997 through 2000.
A native of Carthage, Mo., Swingle is married to the former Karen Hoepfl of Paragould, Ark., and the couple has three children, Molly, Jack and Grayson.