Kat graduated from University of Bath in 2020 with first-class honours in MSci Sport and Exercise Science. She undertook a placement providing performance support to elite athletes at New South Wales Institute of Sport in Sydney from 2017-2018. Kat holds a keen interest in gymnastics, particularly trampoline and double mini trampoline, becoming the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) trampoline champion in 2019.
Kat joined Loughborough University in 2021, and currently supports the delivery of Biomechanics teaching in the School.
Alongside her PGUT role, Kat is conducting a part-time PhD looking to develop a subject-specific musculoskeletal forward dynamics model to accurately determine muscle loads to analyse maximal effort performance.