Julie was an exceptional athlete at
Washington High School, playing volleyball and track. In track she was
the Most Valuable Player, Field Events, at the Washington County Coaches
Meet for two consecutive years. PIAA Javelin Champion.
She was Team Captain of the University of Pittsburgh Volleyball team,
Team Most Valuable Player, and Big East Most Valuable Player. Led Pitt
to its first Big East Conference Volleyball Championship. Served as
Pitt's Assistant Volleyball Coach for two years. She was selected to the
East Squad of the National Sports Festival (now called the Olympic
Festival) and was voted captain for two years. She was named Most
Valuable Player of the 1982 AAU Jr. Olympic Tournament. A 1983 winner of
the Clyde Barton Award for Outstanding Athletic and Academic
Achievement, University of Pittsburgh.
Gaul earned a B.S. in Exercise Science in 1983 and M.S. Exercise
Physiology in 1985 from the University of Pittsburgh. She has served
internships with the U. of Pittsburgh in Cardiac Rehabilitation and is
certified by the American College of Sports Medicine in various areas of
rehabilitation. Currently she is entering her 9th season as a Carlow
College coach. In addition to being the head volleyball coach, she is
the Chair, Women's Athletics, Health and Wellness Committee.