Kim is the owner of The Gymnastics Connection! She was born in Seattle and grew up in both Seattle and Redmond. When she was 3, Kim’s love for gymnastics began. Later she attended Redmond High School, where she competed for their gymnastics team. After high school, Kim attended Seattle Pacific University while she continued to coach gymnastics. In 2003, after coaching for over 10 years, Kim opened The Gymnastics Connection in Woodinville! The gym then moved to Kirkland in 2014.
Kim has devoted much of her life to starting and growing this gym as she absolutely loves the kids and the sport. In March of 2012, Kim married Gary Smothermon and they now have their son, Brayden!