Shannon is originally from Southern California where she grew up swimming on her neighborhood swim team. She joined USS club swimming at the age of 11 and qualified for Junior Nationals by the age of 14. Shannon continued on to swim at UC Irvine, was a finalist at the Big West Championship, and was voted "Most Inspirational" by her teammates. At the age of 16 she started coaching and teaching swimming. Shannon has coached summer league, high school and club teams. She enjoys coaching all ages and abilities and has a strong passion for technique and water safety. Outside of the pool, Shannon lives in Oakland with her partner and pets and enjoys being a college counselor at Cal State University, East Bay.
Shannon is currently our Monday and Friday Master swim coach and is also a member of our swim instruction team.