Heather coached pre-school gymnastics while earning Education degrees at Ball State University. She returned to coaching just a few years ago. She has two daughters that have been doing gymnastics for 12 years and are part of the MEKS competitive gymnastics team. She also has a son who participates in MEKS Flip and Flex classes. During the day Heather is in the classroom teaching first grade. When not teaching, Heather enjoys running, spending time with her family, and visiting the beach.