Stephanie played high school softball for Adlai E. Stevenson High School where she was a 3 year varsity starter and lost the other season due to injury. She recorded a record low ERA in the 2003 season of 1.03. Stephanie went on to play college softball at Kishwaukee College where she recieved a full athletic scholarship. Kishwaukee College was a regional runner-up in 2007 based on the pitching of Dubow, where she was named to the all-tournament team. Stephanie parlayed this performance in to a scholarship with NCAA Division II Minnesota State University Moorhead where her career was cut short by injury. Stephanie has been giving private lessons for four years and has coached travel softball at the 14 and 18U levels.