Prior to school, Kocian went through nine years as a first class tumbler and as one of the top lopsided bars laborers in the world Homecoming Dresses.She proceeded with the custom of global accomplishment at World Olympic Gymnastics Academy in Plano, where Olympic all-around champions Carly Patterson (2004) and Nastia Liukin (2008) likewise prepared.

Kocian won three gold decorations across two big showdowns in 2014 and 2015 She was a piece of the five-part gold-award winning 2016 U.S. Olympic group and earned an individual silver on lopsided bars.