Cannon names new varsity coach

Jennifer Brunelli was named Cannon's new varsity swimming coach. The Huntersville resident has a deep background in the sport.

Brunelli was a seven-time All-American at the University of South Carolina, where she graduated in 2004. She holds five Gamecock swimming records and was national runner-up in the 100 and 200 free her senior season.

Before Cannon, Brunelli coached summer league teams and junior swim camps in Arizona. She has also been a nutrition coach.

"I look forward to the challenge of helping young student-athletes develop into successful young adults," said Brunelli in a statement. "I hope to be an asset to the school for many years."

Brunelli is working on a master's degree in Human and Sports Nutrition.