Katie graduated with dual Bachelor’s degrees in Exercise Science and Physical Education from the University of Mount Union in Alliance, Ohio. She has served as a swim coach, swim lesson instructor, water aerobics instructor, swimming strength and conditioning coach and competitive swim lesson instructor through the last 15 years. Katie is a certified pool operator through the National Swimming Pool Foundation. She has also served a certified personal trainer with the American College of Sports Medicine for ten years and has worked in fitness management where she was a wellness program developer for children, teens and adults. Katie also teaches a variety of group exercise classes and holds her Kettlebell Cardio Certification.