Julie grew up in Kingwood, TX and was first introduced to sailing through Sea Scouts. She was instantly hooked on sailing. She mostly sailed Sunfish, Lasers, and an S2 while in scouting. Once in college she started racing on 420s while attending Indiana University. During a brief hiatus from sailing, she attend the University of Missouri to earn her master’s degree. Julie then made her way to Nashville and now works as an elementary school counselor during the school year. She is also an active member of the Nashville Vanguard 15 fleet and enjoys racing on big boats when she gets the chance.
Julie is a certified U. S. Sailing Level 1 Instructor. She has spent 5 summers teaching sailing on Kentucky Lake; the Florida Keys; and now on Percy Priest Lake. She looks forward to sharing her passion of sailing with your child.