Marlee was born and raised in Crookston, MN. She went on to play women’s hockey at Bemidji State University and graduated in 2012. She pursued a Masters of Occupational Therapy degree from the University of North Dakota, graduating in 2015. Marlee enjoys working in outpatient setting with a variety of populations and enjoys working with recovering athletes. In her free time she loves spending time with family and friends. She enjoys traveling, fishing, doing yard work, and spending time with her husband, family and friends, and her dog Nino.