Kristen was born and raised in Chico, California. She played a number of sports growing up including soccer, basketball, field hockey, and softball. In her senior year of high school she began training at NorCal Strength and Conditioning looking to get back into shape. She felt right at home with NorCal’s community based approach and philosophy. After six years and a complete lifestyle transformation she chose coaching as her career path. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology in 2014 and is committed to helping others reach their health and fitness goals.