Julie is one of the original gymnasts at The Chalk Box. At 6 years old, Julie began gymnastics with Beverly, before Bev started The Chalk Box, and was competing by the age of 7. She was 13 years old when Beverly opened the doors to The Chalk Box. Her parents were part of the original group that helped Beverly get The Chalk Box started. She competed for several years including at AAU Nationals. When she was 16, she started teaching classes at The Chalk Box. Her oldest daughter, Tiffany, started taking classes at 2 years old, competing when she was 6, and competing until she was 18. At age 17, Tiffany won Vault at the AAU Summer Nationals in Florida. Julie’s younger daughter Ashley, started classes at the age of 2, and took classes until she was 9, when she then pursued other activities. In 2013, Julie’s granddaughter Gianna, at 16 months old, started taking the Parent/Tot class becoming the first 3rd generation to take classes at The Chalk Box. Julie’s grandson Leo, may someday take classes, but currently lives out of state. Julie continues to teach classes, coach teams, and work the desk. She has taught several kids whose parents she also taught.