Stephanie is from Dallas, Texas and has been swimming since she started walking. She started swimming at Lakewood Country Club at age 4 and joined Dallas Mustangs at age 11. She swam for Woodrow Wilson High School where she was the first person to go to state for an individual sport as well as the only swimmer to ever to go to state where she placed in the top 3 every year in the 100 breaststroke and won gold her senior year. She went on to swim at Western Kentucky for four years and was part of the team when they won the Sunbelt Championship for 2 years. She finished her swimming career at the Olympic Trials in the 200 breaststroke in 2012. She currently works for at Independence Title in marketing and business development. She started coaching for DAM in 2017.