Coach, Director of Performance & Training
Coach Swoope's accolades and accomplishments as a player run heavy - but since transitioning into coaching, his ability to help players grow on and off the field has been second to none.
Often regarded as one of the Treasure Coast’s top talents, Alvin Swoope made a name for himself early on, and has not stopped since. A recognizable figure of St. Lucie County and the surrounding areas, Swoope continues to make an impact on the game – but now, from a different role.
Coach Swoope is an integral part of Diamond Code Baseball, as he joined forces with Matt Schaeffer in 2021 to establish a brand of baseball identifiable by true development, insight, and experiences for the players – also known as #ByTheCode. In the inaugural season, Swoope oversaw Diamond Code’s defensive unit, where he would provide different training tactics and in-game implementation tools to elevate the organization’s defensive productivity. Swoope would also provide offensive instruction, where he focused on individual development of fundamental movements and principles for young hitters.
In August of 2022, Swoope was named head coach for Diamond Code Baseball. He would go on to serve as Head Coach of the Fall 18U team and later, lead Diamond Code 2026 through the summer.
Currently, Coach Swoope is serving as the organizations Director of Performance and Training. In 2023, Swoope opened A.S. Training, where he helps young athletes build strength, speed, coordination, and an improved physical skill set that helps develop their bodies and abilities for on-field performance. Swoope is an ISSA-certified and licensed personal trainer. Aside from his coaching roles, Swoope serves as a community liaison, devoting time to connecting our athletes and organization with others in the local community.
As a player, Swoope was standout at Treasure Coast High School, earning Perfect Game All-American and FHSAA All-State honors his senior year. Swoope would sign to Florida State University and go on to spend his freshman season as a Seminole, seeing limited action due to injury. He would go on to play one season at D2-powerhouse Nova Southeastern (Sunshine State Conference), where he would bat .338 with 24 RBI’s and 7 stolen bases, before finishing his career at Mount Olive University (D2, Conference Carolinas), another nationally-regarded program.
After taking a short hiatus, Swoope would return to the diamond in 2019, where he would cap-off his career in professional baseball. In his final season, Swoope would bat .288 through 73 games with eight doubles, three triples, seven homeruns, and 28 RBI’s. In doing so, he would collect a Frontier League Championship with the River City Rascals.