Denfeld announces trio of new coaches for fall sports

On Thursday, Duluth Denfeld announced they’re bringing on three new coaches for the fall sports season.

Cienna "CJ" Strother will be taking over the volleyball program, while Elizabeth Peterson will lead the girls swim team, and Leah Hamm is the new bench boss for the girls soccer team.

Hamm played soccer for both Denfeld and the College of St. Scholastica (CSS). Across four seasons at CSS (2012-2015) she tallied 42 goals and 17 assists in 65 games played.

Strother graduated from Duluth Central, then played volleyball and ran track and field at Iowa Wesleyan University.

Peterson served as an assistant coach for her alma mater, the Duluth East girl’s swim and dive team. Most recently she served as an assistant coach for the Lake Superior Swim Club.