Michelle joined the team in 2009 following an extensive career in the sports industry. Farrell brings over 30 years of involvement in sport starting as a 1984 Olympic Silver Medalist in the sport of gymnastics. Michelle was inducted into the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame in 2006. Beyond her career as an athlete, Michelle has served in assistant coaching roles at Arizona State University, SCATS Gymnastics in Diamond Bar, Colorado Aerials Gymnastics in Colorado Springs and the U.S. Air Force Academy. Michelle also served on the board of directors as an athlete representative for USA Gymnastics and the U.S. Olympic Committee. Michelle has expertise in the field of sport programs, working with the USOC Sport Partnership division from 2000-2006, Michelle was manager of a large portfolio of NGB’s in the U.S. advising on athlete development, coach development, sport development and organisational development. Michelle has also worked in the sports television field, working three Olympic Games for NBC Sports (1992, 1996, 2000) in the research division. Michelle earned the following degrees: Bachelor of Science, Human Nutrition, Arizona State University, Master of Basic Science, Exercise Science, University of Colorado, Colorado Springs and is a Registered Dietitian, American Dietetic Association.