As a Hot Springs native, Dana graduated from Hot Springs High School where she was very active in basketball, gymnastics & track. She then went on to earn a Bachelor Degree in Business from Chadron State College, and competed as a college gymnast for one year. She married her husband, Brett, and they have two amazing kids, Trey and Jaylen, who have also enjoyed their many years in athletics.
Dana has coached gymnastics from the private club level to high school levels for 30+ years. She and her husband Brett moved back to Hot Springs to be close to family and have enjoyed living in our beautiful home town.