Katie played volleyball for Mountain Crest High School in Hyrum, Utah. She played club for both Mountain West and Wildcat Volleyball Club in Ogden, Utah. Her senior year of high school her club team won a national qualifying tournament. She lettered as a freshman in high school, and was named athlete of the week a total of 4 times. She went on to play Division 1 collegiate volleyball from 2013-2014 for Weber State University as a middle blocker. While playing at Weber State, she broke the fifth highest record for the Big Sky Conference for blocks in a game. She also holds the second highest recorded blocks for Weber State Volleyball in a game. After playing collegiate ball for a year, she came back to Cache Valley and coached the Mountain Crest High School sophomore team. She is now currently attending Utah State University and is in her sophomore year of the Interior Design Program.