Kathy has a wide range of coaching experience, having coached provincial basketball for over 10 years, basketball at the college level for six years, and acted as Head Coach and Assistant Coach for the Center for Performance for PEI for the last eight years. Kathy coached the last two PEI Women's Canada Games teams, and is currently coaching the 2013 PEI Women's Canada Games team that competes in Sherbrooke, Quebec, in August.
Kathy is an avid basketball player herself, having played for PEI on three Canada Games teams, as well as at the university level. During her time as a student at UPEI, Kathy was a member of the UPEI Women's Basketball team and a captain in her fifth year. Kathy was an Assistant Coach for the Panthers program from 2003–2005.