Eliel Swinton was the National Scouting Director for the National Collegiate Scouting Association (NCSA), the largest scouting organization in the world. Having Swinton in this role, gives The Factory a unique advantage, as his expertise serves as a critical tool when identifying elite youth candidates for The Factory’s Speed and Performance programs. He is also founder of the not-for-profit Carpe Diem Sports Academy and was an Ambassador and certified trainer for the Nike-SPARQ program.

Swinton has coached football in the Los Angeles area at Valley College, Pierce College, and Crespi High School, specializing on defense. Prior to his coaching career, he had a brief stint as a safety for the Kansas City Chiefs. He played running back for Stanford, earning All-Pac-10 honors as well as Freshman Player of the Year (1993).

In addition to his professional credits, Swinton co-starred as running back “Wendell Brown” in MTV’s “Varsity Blues.”