KCD welcomes John Kinney as the varsity swim coach for the 2018–19 season. Coach Kinney has coached with Hunting Creek in the Country Club Swim Association, leading the club to its highest finish in recent history. Most recently, he coached for a season with the Wolf Creek swim team in the Louisville Swim Association.
Coach Kinney has had a decorated high school and college career. A 2010 Trinity grad, he was a state champion in the 50 and 100 free as well as a four-time All American. In college, he was a Big East Conference champion and team captain for the Xavier Musketeers. A 2014 Xavier grad, Coach Kinney was a Big East championship finalist in the 50 and 100 free. He was also a silver medalist in the 200 free relay in the Atlantic 10 Conference championships. Additionally, Coach Kinney was the recipient of the Athletic Director’s Award for outstanding athletic and academic performance.
KCD Athletic Director Dr. Tim Green is excited to have Coach Kinney join the Bearcats. “Coach Kinney has a strong background as a swimmer and a coach. He was very successful as a swimmer at the high school and college levels, and as a coach he has the expertise to build a successful high school program,” Dr. Green commented.
Kentucky Country Day School is a private JK–12, coeducational school located on a spacious 85-acre campus in Louisville, KY. KCD combines a rigorous academic program with a wide variety of athletic and extracurricular programs. Our outstanding faculty creates an intimate learning environment that is both challenging and supportive.