Aug. 4, 2009
QUEENS, N.Y. -
The St. John's University Department of Athletics named Brittany Lucchesi as the head cheerleading coach for the Red Storm, announced Tuesday.
Lucchesi was a member of Hofstra's three-time Universal Cheerleading Association (UCA) Division I Small Co-ed National Champion cheerleading squad. In 2008, the team performed with Usher at an NFL Kickoff Special and also with the Harlem Globetrotters.
In addition to cheering with the Pride, Lucchesi has assisted in coaching a variety of clinics with the UCA and Hofstra University since 2005.
Lucchesi was the recipient of both the Student Leadership and the HU Cheer Leadership awards, in addition to the CheerPride award in 2009.
A 2009 graduate of Hofstra, Lucchesi earned her bachelor of business administration degree in marketing. Originally from Mount Sinai, N.Y., Lucchesi was a three-time all-county selection in track & field and a four-time all-county honoree in gymnastics.
TRANSACTIONS: St. John's (N.Y.) names Brittany Lucchesi head cheerleading coach.