Karen has been a CFTO Coach since 2013. She has earned her CFL1 in 2013, Olympic Lifting Certificate in 2014, and CrossFit Strike Certificate in 2015. She was also recently named CrossFit Striker for the month of November 2015. She has taught group exercise for 15 years, with formats including Turbo Kick Boxing, Reebok Step, and Rep Reebok. She is an NPC Bikini Competitor and recently won two times overall in two classes.

Since trying out Crossfit back in 2012, Karen has become hooked and feels that this formatting gives the quickest results in all areas of fitness.