Jackie began riding bikes at an early age, and did her first junior Nationals in 2002 at the age of 14. She won five junior national road titles while focusing on swimming as her primary sport. She began coaching in 2008, turned professional in 2009, and raced professionally for five years before being diagnosed with cancer in October of 2013. Jackie has raced extensively in Europe, competing on the US National Team in the Spring Classics in 2011, 2012, and 2013. Other notable races she has competed in are Fleche Wallonne, La Route de France, and the Ladies Tour of Qatar. Shortly before her diagnosis, she made the long team for the 2016 Rio Olympics in the Women's Team Pursuit event. Jackie has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Florida.
Coach Jackie passed away in April of 2018,