Mandy has been involved in gymnastics since her childhood in Pittsburgh. She began competing at the age of 12 at the Kent YWCA.
Mandy competed in gymnastics through club level 8 and competed at Kent State in 1993. She has been coaching gymnastics since 1990.
Mandy has worked at Flytz Gymnastics as well as Buckeye Gymnastics and the Dublin Dance Centre in Columbus.
Mandy graduated from The Ohio State University in 1995 with a degree in Education. She is a certified CrossFit Level 1 instructor and holds both the USA Gymnastics Safety Certification and their Kinder Accreditation for Teachers.
Mandy owns and operates Sweet Pea Fitness which is a mobile dance, gymnastics and yoga program for children ages 2-5.