Current Residence: Excelsior, MN
Occupation: Sport Psychologist/Therapist
Education: Southern Connecticut State University, Masters of Marriage and Family Therapy
Tribe Designation: Heroes
Bio: Originally from Morris, Minnesota, Katrina currently lives in Excelsior where she works as a Sport Psychologist, Therapist, and Professor at Foothill College. She is a former U.S. Olympian, placing fifth in the 200 meter butterfly at the Seoul Olympic Games. At 14, she was the youngest member of the U.S. National Swim Team and has won four gold medals internationally. As a child, she suffered from Chronic Fatigue Immune Dysfunction Syndrome (CFIDS), her story of fighting and overcoming the illness is part of her best-selling book, Be Your Best Without Stress: It’s Not About The Medal.
Katrina graduated from the University of California in 1995 with a degree in International Business and went on to complete her Masters of Marriage and Family Therapy at Southern Connecticut State University. She also took an internship at Yale University in Marriage and Family Therapy. Katrina and her husband, Ross Gerry, Olympic and former Stanford coach, run a peak potential and health business, wecoach4u.com, coaching both athletes and non-athletes.