WOMEN'S HOCKEY - UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

HEIGHT & WEIGHT: 5'10 & 147

DATE OF BIRTH: March 13, 1982 (33)

HOMETOWN & RESIDENCE: Fairfield, Connecticut / Montreal, QC, Canada

POSITION & #: Forward and Defense, 13 (w/ USA) 21 (w/ Les Canadiennes de Montreal)

# OF YEARS ON THE US NATIONAL TEAM: 2000 - 2014 (Team Captain 2011-13, Assistant Captain 2007-11)

FAMILY:  Miriam and Wah - Mom and Dad / Christina and Richard - Sister and Brother

OLYMPIC MEDALS:

  • Sochi 2014 (SILVER)
  • Vancouver 2010 (SILVER) 
  • Torino 2006 (BRONZE) 
  • Salt Lake City 2002 (SILVER) 

WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP MEDALS:

  • 5 GOLD (2013, 2011, 2009, 2008, 2005) 
  • 4 SILVER (2012, 2007, 2004, 2003, 2001)

FOUR NATIONS CUP MEDALS:

  • 3 GOLD (2011, 2008, 2003)
  • 7 SILVER (2010, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2002, 2000)

US NATIONAL TEAM GAMES PLAYED: 239 (including the 2014 Winter Olympics)

PRO EXPERIENCE:

  • Les Canadiennes de Montreal (2015-16) CWHL
  • Montreal Stars (2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2014-15) Canadian Women's Hockey League (CWHL) 
  • Minnesota Whitecaps (2007-08) Western Women's Hockey League

COACHING EXPERIENCE:

  • 2016-17 Head Coach, Concordia University
  • 2015-16 Interim Head Coach, Concordia University (Montreal)
  • 2010-11 to 2011-12 Assistant Head Coach, Union College (Albany, NY) 
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (Graduate Assistant) 

PRO EXPERIENCE NOTES:  Voted by the fans as a Team Captain of the 2015-16 CWHL All Star Game at Air Canada Centre, Participated in the 2014-15 CWHL All Star Game at Air Canada Centre

EDUCATION: Harvard University

EQUIPMENT USED IN COMPETITION: Easton Hockey

SOCIAL MEDIA: @JulieChu13

ENDORSEMENTS: Easton Hockey, Ralph Lauren, Citi, BP, Highmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Procter & Gamble, Panini and Upper Deck Trading Cards 

CHARITABLE GIVING/CAUSES:

  • $5,000 of Easton Hockey Equipment - October 2013 to NY Rangers, Goals and Dreams,
  • $5,000 of Easton Hockey Equipment - January 2014 to Boston Bruins Foundation, subsequently given to Defending The Blue Line (support of Massachusetts Military Families), 
  • $10,000 of Easton Hockey Equipment - April 2014 to Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation / Washington Capitals.
  • Took part in the 2015 Special Olympics World Games Torch Run in Boston, MA

USOC TEAM OF THE YEAR / MONTH HONORS:    April 2013 Team USA - Team of the Month

OLYMPIC NOTES: 2014 Closing Ceremonies Flag Bearer for the United States of America

NATIONAL SERVICE: May 2014 - Served as an envoy to the US State Department's SportsUnited mission to the 2014 IIHF Men's World Ice Hockey Championship in Belarus championing Women's rights issues via sport diplomacy.

December 2014 - She will additionally be serving as an envoy to the US State Department's SportsUnited to Kazakhstan.  She and two other US paralympic sled hockey athletes will be going on this mission.

PUBLIC FACING INITIATIVES:  September 2014 - Attended and introduced the launch of NHL/NHLPA Digital Goals education initiative / Summer 2015 - Julie will take part in the Special Olympics World Games 2015 Torch Relay in New England / December 31, 2015 - Played in the Inaugural Outdoor Women's Classic for the Les Canadiennes de Montreal (CWHL) vs the Boston Pride (NWHL)