Melissa is a 38 year old, former Special Education teacher, wife to an Air Force Colonel and mother to two boys, Kaid (10) and Ian (8).
Melissa has run many 5k's, 10k's, half-marathons and 2 marathons (the original Marathon in Greece and Okinawa marathon in Okinawa, Japan). She has also completed a Half-Ironman in Oceanside, CA.
She enjoys trying new things, traveling and spending time with her family.
2016: NPC Midwest Championships; St. Louis, MO 1st: Novice Masters Figure over 35 Muscle Mayhem Championships; Kansas City, MO 1st: Master's Figure 35-44 2nd: Overall Master's Figure 2nd: Novice Figure Class A 4th: Open Figure Class A
2017: Emerald Cup; Bellevue, WA 9th: Open Figure Class C 13th: Open Figure Masters over 35