Personal: Rachelle graduated from Brigham Young University with a BS in Nursing in 2002. She worked as a Labor and Delivery Nurse in Los Angeles while training for the 2004 Olympics. Rachelle is married to Jeff Kunkel, a Pediatric Dentist and Co-Owner of California KiDDS Pediatric Dentistry. They have 5 children, Ryan, Maren, Andrew, and twins Wyatt and Brynn.
Personal Athletic Experience: Rachelle started diving at age 15 for Hunter High School and with S.L.A.P. Diving in Salt Lake City, Utah. Then dove for Brigham Young University, in Provo, UT. While at BYU Rachelle was the 2000 one meter and three meter MWC Champion, a 2-time NCAA All-American, and won 2 U.S. National Championships. After graduating from BYU, Rachelle dove with the Trojan Dive Club in Los Angeles, where she earned 3 U.S. National Championships, and a spot on the 2004 U.S. Olympic Team. At the 2004 Olympics, in Athens, Greece she was a finalist on 3 meter, and finished 9th place.