Swope spent four years as a player for the Terps and has been an assistant with the program for 11 years.
Pitching coach Mike Morrison mans the new system for the Terps.
“He's the face of our pitching staff moving forward after this year,” coach Rob Vaughn said. “That’s the guy that’s gonna be pitching on Fridays.”
The pitcher notched the second-ever perfect game in the Terps’ history.
The Terps will open their season with a challenge at Baylor.