Emily swam at UCLA and was a four year varsity swimmer. She was a finalist at the Pac-10 Championships and a member of the All-Academic Pac-10 team multiple years. Voted Most Inspirational and Hardest Working by her teammates, Emily values character in and out of the pool. Emily swam for and learned from renowned coaches Cyndi Gallagher (UCLA Women's Head Coach), Greg Meehan (currently the Stanford Women's Head Coach and 2016 Olympic Coach), and Jay Benner (club coach of Olympians Nathan Adrian and Dana Kirk). She has coached swimmers of all levels and developed swimmers into Olympic Trials qualifiers, USA Swimming All-Time Top 100 athletes, multiple National Top 10 Ranked athletes, and many kids who have gone on to swim in college, graduate, and find success beyond the pool.