Millie grew up in Alexandra and began skating with the Kiwiskate program at the age of 3.

She then went on to compete for over 15 years, becoming a national champion and competing for New Zealand. 

She began coaching over 10 years ago and is a NZIFSA level 1 accredited coach.

After studying sport and nutrition at Otago University, she now works as a trainer when not on the ice, specializing in sport specific training and corrective exercise, as well as teaching Pilates.