Emily has been playing volleyball for over 10 years. She attended Badin High School in Hamilton, graduating in 2005. She played volleyball in high school for three seasons (missing her freshman year due to injury) as a setter and defensive specialist. Emily is also a Borderline alum and began playing for the club when she was 14. She played four seasons for Borderline and then became a Borderline coach. Emily also played for the Miami Women's Club Volleyball team in 2005-2006.
Currently, Emily attends Miami University and is pursuing a degree in Organizational Speech Communication with a minor in Management. She also plays intramural broomball. When she isn't coaching for Borderline she is coaching for Talawanda as the 7th grade coach at the middle school.