is from Minnetonka and is currently a senior at St. Olaf College
majoring in Dance and Religion with a concentration in Women's Studies.At St. Olaf she is the Captain of the Dance Team, a member of Company Dance, a writing tutor, and has participated in Track and Field.Katie
skated forthe first time when she
was 2 years old with a pair of hockey skates and began figure skating lessons at age 3.Before joining Braemar Figure Skating Club, where she is currently a member, she skated with Lake Minnetonka Figure Skating Club where she was also on a precision team for a year.
The coaches she
has trained with range from locally known to former Olympians.She
skated competitively until her
junior year of high school, and has trained at the Olympic Training Center
in Lake Placid, New York.She
has passed her
Novice Freestyle, Pre-Silver Ice Dances, and received her
gold medal for Moves in the Field.She is also a coach for Orono's figure skating program.