Coaches & Directors


We are here to support your needs.  If your questions are related to workouts, meets, events, goal setting and other swimming related needs, please contact one of the coaches.  For all questions related to administrative issues, such as meet fees, fundraisers, events, safety or policy issues, please contact one of the board members. 


The Cyclones-PST are fortunate to have an excellent coaching staff which is dedicated to the growth and development of young peope in the South Broward area as individuals and competitive swimmers.  All Cyclones-PST swimming coaches are certified with USA Swimming. 

Coaching Staff

Jill Ankney

Head Coach


Jill Ankney has been the head coach for the Cyclones since the team was formed.  As a former competitive swimmer, she brings an extensive knowledge of the sport to the Cyclones, which she uses to instill correct form and technique in all of her swimmers.  Jill truly believes that "Swimming is for Life".  Her passion for the sport of swimming carries into every aspect of the sport.  It is her hope that swimmers will find their niche in the sport and continue swimming for a lifetime. Jill hopes she can share her experience and knowledge to develop swimmers of every age and ability.

Jill is certified in American Red Cross First Aid & CPR, American Red Cross Life guarding, American Red Cross Certified Instructor for First Aid, CPR & Life guarding. Coach Jill is ASCA (American Swimming Coaches Association) Level 3 Certified. 

Brianna Burge

Assistant Coach


Brianna Burge joined the Cooper City Cyclones at 10 years old. She graduated from Cooper City High School in 2013 and is attending Broward College. Brianna’s experience as both a competitive swimmer and coach has helped her develop a broad range of tools that will enable swimmers of all ages to reach their potential. Brianna works hard to make personal connections with all of the swimmers, and she takes a lot of pride in what she is able to help them accomplish as a swimmer and as a person. 

Brianna is a certified swim coach with USA Swimming. She also holds certifications in American Red Cross First Aid & CPR, American Red Cross Life-guarding, and is an American Red Cross Certified water safety instructor.

Miguel Alegre