Katie grew up in San Jose California, with 4 of those years in Tucson during middle school.  She swam competitively for 12 years in CA and Arizona.  She moved to Phoenix in 1994 to attend ASU where she graduated with her degree in Social Work.  She went on to Ottawa to complete her teaching certification in 2000.  She enrolled her oldest daughter in a little snapper class at Hubbard when she was 9 months old, and has been working for Hubbard since 2001. Katie was the recipient of the USSSA Outstanding Teacher award in 2008.

All 4 of her kids have gone through the Hubbard program and her step-son works at the summer sports camp. She brings many years of experience to the water as she has taught swim lessons since she was 15.  Katie and her husband Ramsey stay busy with all their sports.  Tyler her step-son, received a full ride scholarship to play football for Fresno State University and won AZ state wrestling title for 5A II in 2010.  Kiara swims for Scottsdale Aquatics and does baton with her school, Zack takes gymnastics and wants to start diving, and Kallie swims at Hubbard and takes gymnastics.

In her spare time Katie likes to shop and travel and goes to many football games!  Family is very important to Katie which is why she loves working for the Hubbard's.