Coach Julie

Adapted Physical Education Specialist

Coach Julie has been serving the Special Needs Community for 15+ years. She is currently the Facilitator of Fun (FOF) for Snoop Dogg's Special Stars a football league for children & adults with disabilities in Los Angles,CA. Coach Julie also works at the Doylestown YMCA. She is a personal trainer for Adults with disabilities and a an Adapated swim coach for young boys with Autism. 

Her formal education led to a Masters in Recreation Administration from California State University of Long Beach. Her Graduate Thesis was about the  friendships that are created in a recreation environment between people with and without disabilities. Coach Julie has been leading camps, creating programs, coaching, teaching, and spreading joy in a variety of settings, from California, to Vermont, to Florida, and even as far as Guatemala.

Currently, Coach Julie is happily living in Pipersville, PA and eager to serve the Special Needs Community here! She launched a Social Club for Adults with disabilities in July Summer 2023 in partnership with Plumstead Parks and Recreation Department of which Coach Julie is a committee member. 


NASM Certified Personal Trainer

Certified March 2023

Facilitate Group Social Clubs ~ Hanusey Park ~ July 2023 to present

Group Social Clubs for Speial Needs Adults 18+ 

Adapted Swim Coach ~ YMCA - 2022 to present

30min lessons with Autistic children 

Doylestown, PA 

Adapted Personal Trainer ~ YMCA - 2022 to present

Personal Training for Adults with disabilities 

Doylestown, PA 

Facilitator of Fun (FOF),  Snoop’s Special Stars ~ 2017 to present 

Special needs football league for kids age 5 and up 

Los Angeles, California 

Councilor, Zeno Mountain Farm ~ 2012 to 2020 

Mix inclusion camp focused on creating lifelong friendships 

Bristol, Vermont 

Councilor, Viamsted ~ 2012 & 2017 

Mix inclusion camp focused on creating lifelong friendships 

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala 

Trainer, Access Sport America ~ 2016 to 2020 

Water Sports camp for adults with disabilities 

West Palm Beach, Florida 

Teacher’s Aide, Long Beach Unified ~ 2017 to 2019 

Adults with Disabilities transition program 

Long Beach, California 

Camp instructor, Camp Nugget ~ 2010 to 2014 

Summer program for kids with disabilities 

Long Beach, California 

Lead Aid, GATE Program ~ 2010 to 2014 

Social Club for adults with disabilities 

Los Alamitos, California 

Formal Education: 


Masters of Science, Recreation and Leisure Studies ~ 2016 

California State University, Long Beach, CA 

Bachelors of Science, Kinesiology ~ 2012 

California State University, Bakersfield, CA