Alana started playing volleyball in 1987 when she played for both her school team and city club team. In university and while calling New Brunswick home, she continued to play competitive club volleyball for eleven years. After moving back to Nova Scotia, she played in a local recreation league. Alana has been involved in coaching the U16 team with DVC for the last three seasons and has completed the Level 1 modules and workshop for coaching. During the school volleyball season, Alana coaches the Astral Drive Girls’ Team.