Growing up in Salem, OR, Kristin Ourada played competitive soccer from a young age up through the collegiate level. She played youth soccer with Cascade Futbol Club (formerly Salem United Soccer Club).
During her high school years, Kristin played all 4 years and was a senior captain. Kristin played one season at Anderson University (Anderson, IN) before transferring to North Park University (Chicago, IL) where she played the next three seasons, serving as team captain junior and senior year.
Kristin is currently pursuing coaching licensure.