Coach Johnathan Jordan, a native from Holland, Michigan, received his B.S. degree from Albion College majoring in Political Science and Philosophy. He also completed his M.A. degree in Sports Administration and Adaptive P.E. from the University of South Dakota. As a collegiate athlete, Jordan was a two-year letter winner in both swimming and diving at Albion College.
Before arriving at Iowa Lakes, Jordan was a graduate assistant coach for the University of South Dakota’s Swimming and Diving Team. As Assistant Swim Coach (Graduate Assistant) at USD, he helped transition the team from Division II to Division I status. His other responsibilities included conducting workouts, arranging travel needs and serving as a recruiter. Jordan also served as the head water polo coach at Albion College where he started a new men’s and women’s club program for the school.
In the Lakers first season, Coach Jordan and the Laker Men and Women have achieved several accomplishments:
- Men’s team 2nd place Regional Finish
- Women’s team 2nd place Regional Finish
- Men’s team 8th place National Finish
- Women’s team 8th place National Finish
- 17 All-Americans
- 22 All-Americans Honorable Mention
Coach Jordan also received the Dr. Jack Cistriano Service award from the NJCAA in 2013.