Gabby Paolini is a Montgomery County native, having graduated from Quince Orchard High School in 2012. She played goalkeeper at the Varsity level under Peg Keiller and then went on to play at the Division 3 collegiate level at Clark University in Worcester, MA. While playing at Clark, Paolini started every game and surpassed 400 total saves in her career. Paolini coached at Clark University during her graduate year, working primarily with the goalkeepers. Paolini works for a federal consulting firm in D.C. and resides in Gaithersburg.