Cover image of John Swofford

John Swofford

10 Podcast Episodes

Latest 28 Aug 2021 | Updated Daily

Weekly hand curated podcast episodes for learning

Episode artwork

On the Fly: College Edition by Playfly Sports - John Swofford

On the Fly by Playfly Sports

This episode of On The Fly: College Edition by Playfly Sports welcomes former Commissioner of the Atlantic Coast Conference John Swofford. John fills us in on what he has been up to since retiring from a legendary career in college athletics and gives his take on the current state of amateur athletics. Later, John talks about his journey to becoming the head man of one of the nations most prestigious conferences. What is it like being in your low 30s and finding yourself as a newly appointed Athletic Director with a roster of coaches the likes of Dean Smith & Mack Brown? John shares some insight on what his experience was working along side two coaching icons.


6 May 2021

Episode artwork

John Swofford's Last Day (1-29-21)

The Drive with Josh Graham

On this edition of The Drive Josh breaks down where and where not Deshaun Watson would want to be traded to, we do some Comparin with Daron, and John Currie on Swofford's impact on the ACC.


29 Jan 2021

Similar People

Episode artwork

#214 - John Swofford Retires and More Coronavirus Updates

Duke Basketball Report

The ACC will get a new commissioner for the first time in nearly 25 years next summer, so the DBR Podcast crew is back to talk about the legacy of John Swofford. After that, we look around the world of sports for the latest in coronavirus impacts, the potential for HBCUs to improve those basketball profile, and the best Duke Basketball nicknames of all time. Spoiler: the top nickname was unanimous. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 7mins

30 Jun 2020

Episode artwork

James Crepea Show 6/25/20 | Conference title games pushed back? ACC commissioner John Swofford retiring, John Talty of AL.com, preseason All-Americans, baseball columnist Dave Lennon

James Crepea Show

On Thursday's edition of The James Crepea Show on Fox Sports Eugene, James discusses the possibility of conference title games being pushed back, ACC commissioner John Swofford retiring in 2021. John Talty of AL.com returns to discuss NASCAR's handling of the noose found in Bubba Wallace's garage, efforts to change the state flag of Mississippi and latest in college football. Newsday's baseball columnist Dave Lennon joins the show to go over the negotiations that led to the 60-game MLB season.

1hr 36mins

26 Jun 2020

Most Popular

Episode artwork

John Swofford's Legacy (6-25-20)

The Drive with Josh Graham

On this edition of The Drive with Josh Graham Josh breaks down the 2010's Superbowl Champs, Wes Durham talks about John Swofford's Legacy, and Baseball For Dummies.

1hr 6mins

25 Jun 2020

Episode artwork

Mark Cuban, Ron Rivera, John Swofford, Chase Briscoe, and Liam McHugh

The Mike Tirico Podcast

Lunch Talk Live with Mike Tirico for Tuesday 5/26-Mavs owner Mark Cuban proposes a playoff format if the NBA resumes, and explains why now is the best time to start a business-Washington head coach Ron Rivera on Dwayne Haskins, the Rooney Rule, 4th & 15 in place of an onsides kick, and buying a house during a pandemic-ACC Commissioner John Swofford on the challenges that schools and conferences face in returning to action-NASCAR driver Chase Briscoe on his emotional win at Darlington last week-Liam McHugh on the NHL return to play announcement coming later this afternoonSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.


26 May 2020

Episode artwork

5/15: John Swofford Speaks On ACC Football Playing This Fall, Syracuse $15 Lineups and Jim Boeheim Successor Draft

Locked On Syracuse - Daily Podcast On Syracuse Orange Football & Basketball

Tim Leonard and Tyler Aki discuss John Swofford's comments and the complications with starting up college football in the fall. Plus, they go over their #TwitterGameTuesday results of the $15 Syracuse basketball lineup from the past 5 years. Also, a draft of who should be Jim Boeheim's successor whenever the day may come (don't worry we're not kicking him out yet).Follow the show on Twitter @LO_Syracuse and follow the guys @Tim_Leonard4 and @TylerAki_.Go to builtbar.com and use promo code "LOCKEDON" to get $10 off your first order. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


15 May 2020

Episode artwork

John Swofford Interview (4-29-20)

The Drive with Josh Graham

John Swofford , ACC commissioner, joined The Drive with Josh Graham to discuss the new developments on the NIL front, the ACC Tournament returning to Greensboro, and more.


29 Apr 2020

Episode artwork

John Swofford

Beautiful Game by Weasels FC

In episode 10, John Swofford, Commissioner of the Atlantic Coast Conference, joins us to discuss change management, resilience and leadership. John made the transition from star athlete to athletics administration. He lead the University of North Carolina as Athletics Director for 17 years, working with coaches like Dean Smith and Anson Dorrance. John has been the helm of the ACC for 23 years, guiding them through constant change. He nurtured its growth, started the Mental Health & Wellness Summit and launched the ACC Network with ESPN. John's insights into human resources, change management, and leadership in turbulent times are timely lessons for executives, entrepreneurs, athletes and anyone looking for ideas to succeed.


16 Mar 2020

Episode artwork

Lights!Camera!Sports! Pres by Chestnut Hill Tech with John Swofford, Commissioner of the ACC

Lights!Camera!Sports! with Mike Gualtieri

Hear this fun conversation with Commissioner Swofford! Learn about his early life, playing football at UNC, and traveling the country with his brother! Hear him looking back at expansion (14:45) and how BC was selected. Plus, learn about his favorite BC moments and the future of the ACC. All that and more, to advertise on the podcast, just email mike@lightscamerasports.com


20 Jan 2019