Katie was originally born in Philadelphia, PA and grew up with her three sisters all attending the Philadelphia High School for Girls, an all girls public school. In high school, Katie played field hockey, basketball, softball, soccer, swimming in high school.
Katie continued with playing softball in college at Lock Haven University of PA, where she majored in Health Sciences with an Athletic Training concentration. Katie battled injuries and she developed relationship with a PT clinic where she got her first tech job in 2002 during school breaks. Katie became a certified athletic trainer in 2004, as she worked primarily at a high school and physical therapy clinic. Katie also had the opportunity to work with local colleges and a professional softball team, the Philadelphia Force. Katie moved to the Sunshine State in 2007 continuing as an athletic trainer at a high school. Katie was inspired to change career paths to physical therapy and attend the University Saint Augustine Flex DPT program. After PT school, Katie settled in Gainesville Florida while her soon-to-be wife was a volunteer coach for the University of Florida softball team, where she got to experience back-to-back softball national championships with the Gators in Oklahoma City. While in Gainesville, Katie worked at an outpatient physical therapy company and became the director of their secondary clinic. Katie broadened her experience working prn at an acute hospital setting and home health. Initially when moving to Oklahoma in August 2015, Katie worked for a skilled nursing facility until her desire to grow and learn more drove her back to the outpatient physical therapy world with PT Central.
Katie is currently an active member in both American Physical Therapy Association and National Athletic Trainers Association. In 2014, Katie became certified in vestibular rehabilitation by the American Institute of Balance. She is currently pursuing to become an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist through ABPTS and certified in Manual Therapy through University of St. Augustine.
Katie currently resides in Stillwater with her wife, 3 dogs (2 mini schnauzer and French bulldog), red eared slider turtle and African spurred tortoise. Likely to be found cheering on the OSU Cowgirl Softball team.