Traci received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Studies from UCSB
She has a Master of Fine Arts from San Diego State University in Speech Pathology.
Traci earned he first Black Belt in Tan Soo Do in 1990. She also holds a 1st degree black Belt in Shotokan Karate and a 2nd Degree Black belt in Shinshin Mugendo Karate. Traci has been a staff firearms instructor at Tacfire for over 5 years specializing in teaching the Womens Defensive Handgun Classes.