He currently competes with Hayleigh Bell. In 2009, he began studying part-time at Brandon University, focusing on psychology. Early years
Swiegers began skating at age ten in Saskatchewan and began pairs at age fifteen.
Partnership with Lawrence
In summer 2005, Swiegers teamed up with Paige Lawrence, one of few skaters at his club who jumped in the same direction – clockwise.
Lawrence/Swiegers had a slow start in the junior ranks, placing 14th at Junior Nationals in 2006 and 2007. In 2008, however, they moved up to 2nd at the junior level and received several international assignments for the 2008-2009 season.
They were eighth and fifth at their two Junior Grand Prix assignments before finishing fourth at the 2009 World Junior Championships. They placed fourth on the senior level at Canadian Nationals.
In the 2009-2010 season, the pair moved up to seniors.
They were seventh at the Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai Trophy but dropped to sixth at Nationals, receiving no further assignments for the season. They were fifth at the 2010 Cup of Russia. At the 2011 Canadian Nationals, they made several mistakes in the long program to finish in third place, their first podium finish at the event as seniors.
They were named to the Canadian team for the 2011 Four Continents Championships.
At the event, Swiegers was recognized as an example of good sportsmanship after lending his skate to Mark Ladwig during the short program In late December 2011, Lawrence sustained a concussion in a training accident.
Lawrence/Swiegers were named in Canada"s team to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi and finished 14th. The final event of their career was the 2014 World Championships in Saitama, Japan, where they placed 12th.
They announced the end of their partnership on May 8, 2014.
Partnership with Bell
Swiegers teamed up with Hayleigh Bell in May 2015. They placed 5th in their international debut at the 2015 Skate Canada Autumn Classic and then 8th at a Grand Prix event, the 2015 Rostelecom Cup. With Bell