Katherine studied Health Science and Psychology at Westfield State University. She discovered her passion for working with individuals when teaching swim lessons at the local YMCA back in 2006. Katherine previously worked for the Belchertown school district. She also worked as a manager for Swim Angelfish, an adaptive aquatic program for special needs individuals based out of Boston. Katherine is very passionate about teaching individuals with special needs how to swim and about water safety. She enjoys working with the students to help them achieve their goals, become independent and work on life skills.