John Cannilla
John Cannilla
Year: So.
Hometown: Florham Park, N.J.
High School: Oratory Prep
Major: Nursing

Sophomore Season (2018-19)

  • Two-time All Landmark Conference selection at the 2019 Championships, finishing second in a pair of events (500-freestyle and 1650-freestyle)
  • Also qualified for the finals in the 200-backstroke and registered a top ten finish, placing eighth in 2:06.90
  • Took part in 12 total dual meets/events on the year for the Royals, swimming in a variety of events throughout the year
  • Finished first in the 1000-freestyle in a tri-dual against Misericordia & Marywood on Jan. 18 with a time of 10:53.70
  • Was second in a pair of events in another tri-dual against Goucher and Juniata on Nov. 3 in the 400-freestyle (4:34.59) and 500-freestyle (5:16.60)

Freshman Season (2017-18)

  • Competed in three individual events at the Landmark Conference Championships during his rookie season with the Royals
  • Top finish as the conference championships was a fourth-place showing in the 1650 freestyle after clocking in at 16:58.83
  • Also placed 12th in the 500 freestyle and 14th in the 200 backstroke
  • Swam in 11 meets during the season
  • Won the 500 freestyle against Goucher and Juniata on November 4 and also against Marywood and Misericordia on January 19
  • Also finished first in the 200 backstroke (vs. Elizabethtown on January 13) and in the 1000 freestyle (vs. Marywood and Misericordia on January 19) during the regular season

Landmark Conference Championship Finishes


  • 1650 Freestyle (16:58.83; 4th)
  • 500 Freestyle (4:54.35; 12th)
  • 200 Backstroke (2:03.12; 14th)


  • 500 Freestyle (4:46.56, 2nd)
  • 1650 Freestyle (16:49.54, 2nd)
  • 200 Backstroke (2:06.90, 8th)


  • Second Team All-Landmark Conference (2019 - 500-Freestyle, 1650-Freestyle)

High School/Personal

  • The son of Michael and Susan Cannilla