Hannah is a native of Dallas, Texas and grew up swimming with the Dallas Mustangs and Highland Park High School. She was part of two state championship teams at HPHS and placed third in the 100 fly and 100 back her senior year. She was also on the State record setting teams in the 200 Medley Relay and the 400 Freestyle Relay in 2008 and 2009. She was named All-State 4-A team and All-American her senior year. Hannah swam at New Mexico State for two years and then transferred to SMU for her junior and senior year. She placed in the top 15 in both the WAC and CUSA Conference Championship meets in the 200 fly, 100 fly, 100 back and 200 back. Hannah started coaching for DAM in 2014.