Director of Squash
Julie Harris is starting her 26th year coordinating the PCC squash program. She learned how to play squash in Sydney, Australia, and competed on the world professional tour. She moved to the U.S. in 1983 and competed for the U.S. National Women’s Team in 1985 and again in 1991. She won four national titles in the United States and Canada in the years 1984-1986 and many doubles titles over the next ten years: U.S. Women’s Doubles Champion ‘91, ‘92 & ‘95; Canadian Women’s Doubles Champion ‘9 1, ‘92; Canadian Mixed Doubles Champion 1991, ‘92, ‘94, ‘95 ; U.S. National 40+ Mixed Doubles Champion 2004; U.S. National 40+ Women’s Doubles Champion 2005, ‘07; U.S. National 50+ Mixed Doubles Champion 2006; Women’s World Doubles 40+ Champion 2004; Mixed World Doubles 40+ Champion 2004. Julie has twice served as the coach of the U. S. Junior Women’s Team at the World Junior Championships. She coached the University of Pennsylvania women’s team before starting at the Philadelphia Cricket Club in 1992. At PCC she has coached many national junior champions and countless players who went on to play intercollegiate squash. Julie has remained in touch with many of the players who have participated in the PCC program over the past two decades. Those relationships have been a deeply satisfying persona l reward for her many years of service to the PCC squash community.