Rachel started dancing when she was 3 years old. She trained in ballet, lyrical, jazz, hip hop, and pom. When she was in the 3rd grade she started dancing competitively for Starz Dance Academy. She danced at starz for 10 years. She also taught classes at Starz for 5 years. She is a 9 time national champion and holds the title of a 2017 dance world champion. Rachel also danced on her school's varsity team for 4 years and was captain her senior year. She was also named a Badgerette all-star her junior and senior year.