Andrew Casasanta is the owner and president of New South Swimming. Andrew was born in Charlotte, NC and swam for nine years with NSS. During his swimming career he won two NC State Championships, and has traveled all over the US. Andy began coaching with NSS in 2009, beginning with the younger age groups, and continued coaching through 2013, coaching all levels of the team. He graduated from Independence High School in 2006, and from UNCC with an engineering degree in 2013. He is also a C-130 aircraft mechanic in the North Carolina Air National Guard.
Franklin Pierce Bradshaw
Pierce has been an active member in the Charlotte swimming
community for over 15 years. He started swimming with NSS at age
11, and quickly excelled through the program. Throughout his
swimming career with NSS he achieved several top 3 state finishes,
competed in four junior national championships and two open water
national championships, was selected to represent the United States
at the FINA Open Water World Championships, and continued
swimming at the divison one level with West Virginia
University and East Carolina Univeristy. Pierce has coached three
different Summer League programs in the south Charlotte area, and
one year round program out in eastern NC. With a degree in Health
Fitness, he is excited to take his education to the next level by
continuing his coaching career.
Aubrey swam for a total of 9 years spending 5 of those years
NSS, competing in open water events and going to states all 5
Aubrey also swam for both highschools she attended and achieved top
state finishes all four years. Due to injury her swimming career
came to an
abrupt end but her love for the sport never diminished. She coached
summer league teams as she achieved a degree in Criminal Justice.
is currently a Certified Chiropractic Assistant.