Michele is a 1993 graduate of Jefferson. Michele was a 3 sport athlete at Bloomington Jefferson- diving, gymnastics and track & field. She lettered 6 years as a diver, 5 years as a gymnast and 1 year in track. She was captain of both the dive and gymnastics teams as a senior. Michele was named an All Conference diving selection from 1988-1992 along with being selected All State those same years and garnering All American honors in 1990. She was also named All Conference in both gymnastics and track as a senior in 1993. After graduation, Michele attended the University of Virginia where she continued her diving career. Michele currently resides in Rosemount with her husband and 3 children.