Kristen is from Dayton, OH and received her Bachelor of General Studies degree in Pre-physical Therapy and minored in Psychology from Indiana-Purdue University Fort Wayne. While at IPFW, Kristen was a member of the Mastodons women’s soccer team at the division I level. She also played two years in the WPSL for Hammer FC and the Dayton Dutch Lions teams. Kristen spent a year in Findlay, OH working as the recruiting coordinator and keeper coach at Ohio Northern University before moving to Huntington, WV in 2013 to pursue her Masters degree in Exercise Physiology. Kristen joined the HIT Center team in January 2015 as an intern and has since graduated with her Master of Science from Marshall University and is working as an exercise physiologist with youth and adult populations through the HIT Center. She also oversees the return-to-sport bridge program with Huntington Physical Therapy and manages the USA Softball Training Academy.