A native Oregonian, Sadie began her gymnastics career at the age of six, and progressed to Level 9 under coach Sara Halverson. While in high school (between cheerleading and playing softball) Sadie coached gymnastics at Sunburst Gymnastics Center and during her college years at Falcon Gymnastics in Seattle. She attended Seattle Pacific University, receiving a B.S. in Exercise Science and a B.A. in Physical Education. While at the university Sadie competed in vault, bars and beam. She is currently enrolled in the MAT program at Western Oregon.