Stephanie started swimming at the age of 8 with Blackhawk summer swim team. She continued on to club swimming with Fort Wayne Aquatics. During her time at Blackhawk she broke numerous team, pool, invitational, and city records. She went on to swim for Snider High School where she continually placed at the State Championship meet every year. She then transitioned teams to TRAC and represented them at Junior Nationals. She received a full ride to Division 1 Colorado Stare University where she swam all 4 years and placed in the top 16 at Conference. She was the team captain her senior year. Most recently, she was the head coach for Autumn Ridge Country Club where she led the team to an undefeated dual meet season and at the City Championship Meet, the team moved up to League 1.