Katy has been in the training field for over 18 years facilitating adults, children, and athletes as an owner of the facility, Semper Strong. In addition to training, she has been a middle school English teacher for the past 14 years in Long Island, New York . She has received training from YALE University on their approach on social emotional intelligence and programming. She is also working on assisting the district in meeting the mental health mandates and social emotional programs for the students. Currently, Katy has created a student-centered run program where students are meeting their social emotional and athletic needs during their lunch periods.