Kearstyn received her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Kent State University in Ohio. While in her undergraduate program, she worked with Kent State’s NCAA Division I Football team, Men's Basketball team, and their Cross Country and Track and Field team as a student athletic trainer. After graduating with her Bachelor's degree, she went on to pursue her Master's at Thomas University in Georgia. In addition to obtaining her Master of Business Administration degree, she worked at the NAIA Division I University as a Graduate Assistant Athletic Trainer for two years working with Men and Women's Soccer, JV Men's Soccer, Varsity Softball, and JV Baseball and Softball.
Kearstyn has her certifications as a Licensed Athletic Trainer (LAT); Athletic Trainer Certification (ATC); Basic Life Support Health Care Provider; and is a member of the Athletic Training Association Member.