John Copses
John Copses
Height: 6-1
Weight: 185
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Beverly Hills, CA
High School: Harvard-Westlake
Position: Breast, IM
Major: Finance & Accounting
Parents: Peter & Judy

Career Best Times:

22.40 50 Free 2/17/2017 Royal Open
1:00.17 100 Back 2/3/2018 vs. UGA
56.57 100 Breast 11/30/2017 Miami Invitational
2:03.21 200 Breast 11/30/2017 Miami Invitational
1:53.96 200 IM 2/14/2018 UAA Championships


2015 CSCAA Scholar All-America
2016 CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention 
2017 CSCAA Scholar All-America Honorable Mention
2018 UAA Champion 400 Medley Relay
All-UAA 400 Medley Relay 1st
CSCAA Scholar All-America

Prior to Emory:

Was a four-year member of the Harvard-Westlake swim team... Was a member of the school-record breaking medley relay team... Recorded career-best times of 57.35 in the 100 breast and 2:00.69 in the 200 IM... Helped his team qualify for the CIF and Mission League Championships... Coached in high school by Jonathan Caroll... Was also a member of the Los Angeles Swim Club, where he was coached by Jason Schwarz.


Born March 23rd... Twin brother of teammate Henry Copses... Named to his high school's honor roll all four years.

Why he chose Emory:

"Emory perfectly balances academics and athletics.  It has an outstanding business school and its location is more than optimal.  Emory teaches students how to properly manage their time, and how to be successful."