B started swimming with Brooktree at age 7, and the next year she started with Blue Wave. She swam with both teams until graduating from high school. She swam at the varsity level and qualifed for state all four years at Winnetonka High School, and she was captain of the team for two years. B has taught swimming lessons for four years and spent two years coaching for the Gladstone Gators. Her favorite stroke is the breast stroke, and she likes distance races. B swam in college for the Mavericks at the University of Nebraska Omaha while she studied Exercise Science. She will be attending the UMKC nursing program this fall. This will be B's sixth year coaching for Brooktree.