| Other || Alana has a sporting background - her brother Robert swims for the University of Ottawa and her mother played volleyball for the University of Toronto.|
She is third child of Kathryn and Al Dillette and learned to swim herself at the age of four. She credits her mother, a teacher at St Andrew's, for giving her the opportunity to explore early in life.
She made history at the Carifta Swimming Championships when she picked up an unprecedented ten gold medals. She hit another milestone in August 2005 when she became the first Bahamian female to win a gold medal at the Central American and Caribbean Swimming Championships.
Her national achievements include Age Group National Champion (8 and under, 9-10, 11-12 and 13-14).