Katie trained at Capital and was a six-year member of the U.S. National Team. She competed at the 2004 Olympic Trials and was an athlete representative for the 2004 Olympic Team Selection Camp. Placed first on bars at the 2004 Pacific Alliance Championships, the 2003 National Championships, the 2003 National Elite Podium meet, the 2001 U.S. Gymnastics Championships as well as a Bronze medalist on bars at the 2001 World Championships. Katie went on to compete for the University of Georgia on a full scholarship.