John Ocker
John Ocker
Height: 6-0
Year: Fy.
Hometown: Mexico, N.Y.
High School: Mexico
Event(s): Breast

Prior to Geneseo: Member of the 2018 NY State Champion team with the Mexico Tiger Sharks and head coach Shawn Parkhurst … named All-Onondaga High School League in  2016, 2017, and 2018 … 2017 and 2018 Section III Class B Champion in 100 breaststroke … four-year member of the honor roll … Math Honor Society President in 2018 … member of National Honor Society.

Personal: John Ryan Ocker was born in Syracuse, N.Y. … raised in Mexico, N.Y. … parents are Robert and Sonja Ocker … has one younger sibling, Joseph … mother, Sonja, played tennis for SUNY Brockport … studying chemistry … enjoys playing tennis, ping pong, badminton, ultimate Frisbee, and pickle ball … started swimming when he was 12. His family had a pool so he learned to swim at a young age and once he started swimming competitively it became his whole life … credits his high school class of swimmers as having the most influence on his swimming career because they pushed each other in the pool and had each other’s backs out of the water.