Chelsea was born and raised in Calgary, AB. She graduated from Mount Royal University with a Bachelor's of Health and Physical Education with a major in Physical Literacy and a minor in Psychology. Chelsea started as a practicum student and later hired as a therapy assistant. She started her journey by working in clinical and field settings with athletes with varying abilities which led her to SMILE. Chelsea is a strong advocate for sport and movement for everyone. It led her down the path of working with individuals with disabilities. In her free time, she dances as a company member with Ember Dance Company, a Calgary-based contemporary dance company, and enjoys the outdoors with her dog, Kevin.