Gretchen brings state, regional and national gymnastic competition chops to her job. She was the Minnesota High School Class A All Around State Champion on multiple events for two years. In addition, she was an all-around team member of the Gustavus Adolphus Division III National Championship Team, Division III National Champion in Vault, and a Collegiate All-American in All-Around and Vault. She was a second year inductee into the Mahtomedi High School Athletic Hall of Fame. Gretchen has coached gymnastics for over two decades. She is the mother of three grown sons and a daughter who is a current CJ student.