Born and raised in Daphne, AL, Kaitlyn Blubaugh graduated from Daphne High School in 2014 where she played softball and was a member of the swim team.
She continued her softball career at Faulkner State Community College where she received 2nd Team All-Conference, NJCAA All-Academic Team, and was also a member of Phi Theta Kappa.
After graduating from Faulkner State with an Associates degree in Health and Physical Education, Coach Blubaugh attended Belhaven University in Jackson, MS where she also played softball. While at Belhaven, she was an active member in the Sports Medicine Exercise Science Club, Sigma Mu, and received NCCAA Scholar Athlete Award, All Conference, All Region, NCCAA 2nd Team All-American, and was a member of the 2018 NCCAA Regional Champion Team and National Runner-Up team. In spring of 2018, Blubaugh graduated with honors, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Sports Medicine and Exercise Science.