Hannah was born in Bradenton, Florida, in 1989. She attended Manatee High School from 2004-2008. Hannah cheered on her high school’s Cheerleading squad all four years and made the All American UCA Team and was also voted by her fellow squad mates “Most likely to lift the team when they’re down… Literally” her senior year. Hannah lifted on her school’s exhibition weightlifting team her freshman year and made the varsity team and qualified for the Girls State Weightlifting Meet for the next three years. At States her sophomore year she tied for 7th place. Her junior year she medaled and placed 6th. Her senior year she was state champion runner-up in the 199lbs weight class. During her senior year, Hannah was captain of her weightlifting team, went undefeated up until the state meet, was athlete of the year in the two local newspapers, and was voted MVP by her coaches. At the end of her senior year, Hannah joined her school’s track and field team where she placed 2nd in the county in the shot put and made it all the way to regionals. After graduation in 2008, Hannah began attending classes at State College of Florida and helped her coach in starting her team (Team Florida Manatee County) where she started training for Olympic style weightlifting. She competed in her first meet that fall and competed in Junior Nationals 2009 and Collegiate Nationals 2009 that spring. In the spring of 2010 Hannah competed in Collegiate Nationals and placed 3rd in the 75+ weight class. That winter she graduated with honors from State College of Florida with her Associates Degree. Hannah recently relocated to Orlando where she is completing her Bachelors degree in Sports and Exercise Science at the University of Central Florida.
- CrossFit Level 2 Trainer
- CrossFit Scaling Trainer
- USA Weightlifting-National Coach
- National Referee USA Weightlifting
- 2009 & 2012 USA Weightlifting University Ntl Bronze Medalist