Katie grew up playing softball in San Mateo, California where she was coached for eight years by Fresno State All-American, Maureen Brady. She was coached in high school by Canadian Olympian and Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo’s pitching coach, Ani Nyus. Katie received acknowledgments such as First Team All-League and First Team All-County three years in a row and led her team to finish as league Champions her sophomore through senior year. At the collegiate level she played at The Academy of Art University in San Francisco and The College of San Mateo before an injury ended her playing career. Katie thoroughly enjoys teaching the game of Softball and sharing her vast knowledge of pitching with young ladies of all ages. Katie specifically loves being able to teach the knuckle-ball and the mechanics of pitching.