Degrees and Certifications:
Shondra Johnson is a certified Physical Education teacher and also has a bachelor’s degree in business marketing. She has been a teacher at Chalmette High for six years. She is the head girls’basketball coach. Coach Johnson has over ten years of teaching experience.
In addition to her six years at CHS, she has two years at Brookwood in Georgia, and one year at Tuscaloosa Academy in Alabama. She also taught at Tulane University and Samford University. Shondra Johnson went to high school at St. Mary’s Academy in New Orleans, LA and graduated from the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, AL.
Coach Johnson, a New Orleans native and all-SEC performer at Alabama, was a member of the coaching staff at Samford University prior to her tenure with the Green Wave. Johnson began her career in coaching at Chalmette High School from 2003-2005, earning district coach of the year honors and leading the team to an undefeated district championship season. She was a Parade Magazine girls’ high school basketball All-American at St. Mary’s Academy in New Orleans, leading the team to its only state championship in 1998.
Johnson served as an assistant coach for the Kenner Angels AAU basketball team, a team she played on for seven seasons. In 2008-09, she was an assistant on Mike Morris’ staff at Samford. She also served as the head coach of the Brookwood School 2006-2008 seasons. There, she earned regional coach of the year honors and guided the team to the state finals in 2006-07 and the state final four in 2007-08.
As a guard for the University of Alabama, Johnson was a three-time All-Southeastern Conference player, resided seventh on the Crimson Tide’s all-time scoring list with 1,411 points (12.3 per game). On Alabama’s career leaderboard, she ranks second in career free throws made, third in assists, and fifth in steals. As a senior in 2002, she led Alabama in scoring, assists and rebounding.
Coach Johnson helped Tulane post a 20-win season, with both the Conference USA regular-season and tournament titles, and advance to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2003 during her first season on the Green Wave staff. She is happy to coach at CHS and bring her skills to the lady owls basketball team!
Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Victoria Nuccio is a Health and Physical Education teacher at Chalmette High School. She began teaching at Chalmette High School in 2013. Nuccio is the freshmen volleyball coach and the assistant varisty girls' basketball coach.
Mrs. Nuccio was previously at Trist Middle School teaching Computer/Journey to Careers for two years where she also coached Volleyball. She also helped the reopening of Lacoste Elementary School by teaching Physical Education to all grade levels for one year. Mrs. Nuccio then moved to her Alma Mater, Chalmette High School, where she has been coaching volleyball for the past four years and basketball for the past seven years.
She graduated from Nicholls State University with a bachelor’s degree in Human Performance. Mrs. Nuccio also has a certification in Adapted Physical Education.
Mrs. Nuccio’s passion is education and sports, and she was excited to return to help the youth in her community learn the skills they need to achieve their goals. Nuccio’s commitment in the community is a big reflection from her parents Guy and Laurie McInnis. She is a lifelong resident of St. Bernard Parish along with her husband and two children.