Julie Mann

Julie Mann

Head Coach, 2008 Girls Gray

Head Coach, 2010 Girls Gray

Coaching Philosophy

I believe our players learn essential life lessons from soccer, such as: teamwork, resiliency, perseverance, sportsmanship, hard work and personal responsibility. My job as a coach is to support each player and the team on our continued development. One of my favorite coaching quotes is, “it’s not about perfection, it’s about effort. And when you bring that effort every single day, that’s where transformation happens. That’s how change occurs”.

Coaching Experience

SDA Gray 2008 and 2010 (2021 - present)
West Sharks (2017-2021)
Western Onondaga Youth Soccer Association (2016-2019)

Licensing

11 v 11 Blended Grassroots (2021)
9 v 9 Blended Grassroots (2021)
7 v 7 Blended Grassroots (2021)
National D License (in process)
National F License (2017)

Playing Experience

LeMoyne College (1997-2001)

  • 2 year co-captain

  • 4 year starter

Westhill High School Girls Varsity (1993-1996)

  • State Champions (1996, 1995, 1993)

  • States Second Place (1994)

  • Co Captain

  • 3 year starter

Testimonials

“Coach Julie’s impact on my child’s life has gone beyond the soccer field. I have watched my child’s confidence grow, her skills develop, and her love of the game continue.”

“Coach Julie is a wonderful coach, teaching us more every single day. She pushes us to work hard, teaches us sportsmanship, and most importantly treats us all with respect and kindness. I’m so lucky to have Julie as my coach. I can’t thank her enough for what she has done for our team.”

“Julie Mann is an excellent coach, she inspires me, she encourages me, and helps me and my team get better everyday. She’s very positive and supportive in everything she does. She tries very hard to make our team better every day. She’s a kind and supportive coach and she puts her time and effort into everything she does. She doesn’t just make you a better player, she makes you a better person at the same time”.