Julie Sakalares - Board Member

Julie grew up swimming in Indiana. She qualified for the 1992 Olympic Trials in the 200 backstroke. Julie went to the University of Georgia on a swimming scholarship where she majored in Early Childhood Education.

Julie has been a part of the triathlon world since 2008. She has represented Triple Threat since it was formed. She finished her first Ironman in September 2013 in Madison Wisconsin. She loves giving back to the sport of swimming with children as well as adults.

Julie is currently in her 8th year as the swim coach at Heritage High School. She teaches Pre-Kindergarten in the Rogers Public Schools. Julie also is the swim lesson coordinator at Pinnacle Hills Country Club.