Haley was born and raised in the quiet mountain town of Gunnison, CO with her younger sister Lauren. At the age of 8 Haley started participating in 4-H, showing market hogs, market goats and a breeding heifer. Throughout those years Haley won Grand Champion and Reserve Grand Champion market swine. Haley also began playing hockey at the age of 8 for the Gunnison Blades and the Colorado Select Tier II team. She had the opportunity to travel to Canada playing the Colorado Select team playing against other top players. During her time playing for the Gunnison blades Haley and her team won numerous state championships. Haley attended Gunnison High School and participated in volleyball and pole vaulted in track where she qualified for the state finals twice. Haley grew up in an avid hunting and fishing family. Every weekend was spent deep in the Rocky Mountains fly fishing for high elevation trout and fall was spent hunting for elk and deer. On the days Haley was not exploring in the mountains she was out duck hunting with her father and her Chesapeake Bay Retriever Remington.
After High School Haley attended Bel-Rea institute of Animal Technology in Denver, CO, where she earned her degree and became a Certified Veterinary Technician. She completed a three-month internship with Countryside. After her internship Haley accepted a full-time position as a CVT. Haley is now one of Dr. Wade Shoemaker’s technicians.
Haley currently lives in Greeley with her horse Jager and her bottle calf Mini. She loves to spend her free time in the outdoors fly fishing and hunting with her father, as well as going camping with her friends and family.