After serving one year as the video coordinator for the Tiger men's basketball program, Michael Swets was promoted to Director of Basketball Operations prior to the 2012-13 season.
During the 2011-12 season Swets was responsible for all aspects related to video, including breakdown of practice and game film for the Tigers and opponent scouting. He also coordinated film exchange and assisted the staff in scouting upcoming opponents.
Swets joined the Tigers from Providence College where he served as a graduate assistant for the past two seasons. At Providence, he was responsible for breakdown of game and practice footage for player development and opponent scouting. Swets also coordinated film exchange and assisted with scheduling for the Friars.
A graduate of Boston College, Swets served as a student manager for the basketball program for two years before being named head manager as a senior. As a student manager, he assisted the staff during games, practices and individual workouts while performing daily administrative duties, helping the program advance to two NCAA Tournaments (2007 and 2009). Swets also worked with film exchange and film breakdown, providing the staff with advanced film edits of upcoming opponents. As a senior, he received the Mary Kay Waldron Award as the support staff member who best exemplifies inspiration, loyalty and unwavering dedication to the Boston College Basketball program.
Swets has also worked at numerous basketball camps as a coach, instructor and counselor, including those at Maryland, Fairfield, Duke and North Carolina.
Swets earned his Bachelor of Science degree from Boston College in marketing, information systems and management leadership in 2009, graduating Magna Cum Laude. He also received the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement. Swets earned his MBA from Providence in 2011.