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Harry Swayne
Director Of Player Development

Biography

Harry Swayne is in his fourth year as the Ravens’ director of player development. Swayne, an offensive tackle on Baltimore’s Super Bowl XXXV championship team, oversees the day-to-day responsibilities of the player development department, including assisting players with their career transition into, during and after their time in the NFL. He helps focus their attention on financial education and family assistance, ensuring each player has the support he needs. Swayne, who has four Super Bowl rings – including the Ravens’ Super Bowl XLVII Championship in 2012 – played tackle for five teams (TB, SD, Den., Bal. and Mia.).

2008-13: (with Baltimore) 2012: Completed the NFL’s Athlete Development Professional Certification Program at The Wharton School. 2011: Named to the NFL’s Player Engagement Steering Committee by his fellow NFL player development directors. 2010: Promoted to director of player development. 2009: NFL awarded the Ravens as the Continuing Education Program of the Year. 2008: Re-joined the Ravens as the assistant director of player programs.

2003-07: (with Chicago) Was the Bears’ team chaplain for five years, following a year-long internship with Rod Hairston, the Ravens’ team chaplain.

NFL Player (1987-2001): Was originally drafted (seventh round) by Tampa Bay in 1987 as a DE, but switched to tackle after three seasons (1987-90)...Spent six years with the San Diego Chargers (1991-96), contributing to the team’s 1994 AFC Championship... Signed with the Denver Broncos in 1997 and earned his first two Super Bowl rings (1997-98)...Joined the Ravens as a free agent in 1999 and received his third Super Bowl ring – as the starting RT – after Baltimore’s 34-7 victory over the Giants in Super Bowl XXXV...Swayne retired from the NFL as a player after the 2001 season in Miami.

College/Personal: Swayne played football and basketball at Cardinal Dougherty (Philadelphia, PA) HS...He earned a degree in physical education from Rutgers in 1990 and is currently working towards his Masters in counseling at Liberty University...Harry and his wife, Dawn, have five children: daughters Tosca (14), Sheri (9) and Nina (8) and sons Chris (13) and Rod (6).

Harry Swayne is in his fourth year as the Ravens’ director of player development. Swayne, an offensive tackle on Baltimore’s Super Bowl XXXV championship team, oversees the day-to-day responsibilities of the player development department, including assisting players with their career transition into, during and after their time in the NFL. He helps focus their attention on financial education and family assistance, ensuring each player has the support he needs. Swayne, who has four Super Bowl rings – including the Ravens’ Super Bowl XLVII Championship in 2012 – played tackle for five teams (TB, SD, Den., Bal. and Mia.).

2008-13: (with Baltimore) 2012: Completed the NFL’s Athlete Development Professional Certification Program at The Wharton School. 2011: Named to the NFL’s Player Engagement Steering Committee by his fellow NFL player development directors. 2010: Promoted to director of player development. 2009: NFL awarded the Ravens as the Continuing Education Program of the Year. 2008: Re-joined the Ravens as the assistant director of player programs.

2003-07: (with Chicago) Was the Bears’ team chaplain for five years, following a year-long internship with Rod Hairston, the Ravens’ team chaplain.

NFL Player (1987-2001): Was originally drafted (seventh round) by Tampa Bay in 1987 as a DE, but switched to tackle after three seasons (1987-90)...Spent six years with the San Diego Chargers (1991-96), contributing to the team’s 1994 AFC Championship... Signed with the Denver Broncos in 1997 and earned his first two Super Bowl rings (1997-98)...Joined the Ravens as a free agent in 1999 and received his third Super Bowl ring – as the starting RT – after Baltimore’s 34-7 victory over the Giants in Super Bowl XXXV...Swayne retired from the NFL as a player after the 2001 season in Miami.

College/Personal: Swayne played football and basketball at Cardinal Dougherty (Philadelphia, PA) HS...He earned a degree in physical education from Rutgers in 1990 and is currently working towards his Masters in counseling at Liberty University...Harry and his wife, Dawn, have five children: daughters Tosca (14), Sheri (9) and Nina (8) and sons Chris (13) and Rod (6).