Ellie grew up in Kingston as an avid sailor and track and field athlete. She went on to complete a Bachelor of Kinesiology at the University of Toronto and graduated 2014. She worked at a Rehabilitation Clinic in Toronto before returning home to Kingston. As manager of the Providence Care Clinic, she is a certified brace fitter and compression therapy specialist. Ellie enjoys kiteboarding, traveling, cooking, one-wheeling and handmaking recycled sail bags.