Julie was a gymnast for seven years before moving into competitive cheer and dance and college cheerleading. Julie is the parent of two MEKS gymnasts – one on team and one on pre-team who hopes to join team next year. She loves working with kids and has worked as a Special Olympics cheer/tumbling coach for eight years. She has a degree in Elementary Education and currently works as a massage therapist. Julie likes to participate in Ironman events and travel with her girls in her spare time.