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Julie Woodcock Skacan

Legal name:  Julie Woodcock Skacan

Nickname:  Juls

Birthday:  7/9/82

Birthplace: Fredericksburg VA

College attended:  Virginia Tech

Degree earned: BA English Technical Writing

Additional degrees:

National team experience: none

First job:  Chic-Fil-A cashier

Favorite color:  Blue

If you could have a special power, what would it be:  Flight, so I could travel whenever I wanted.

What movie can you watch over and over:  Shrek

Best friend:  My sister Meghan

Name something you cook well:  Meatloaf

Countries visited: France, Spain, The Netherlands, Scotland, England, Ireland, Belgium, Dominican Republic

Most memorable FH moment: Getting  two black eyes in game, not from being hit during play, but rather when a teamate tossed the ball down the field for a free hit and it hit me in the face.  That was a great homecoming picture.

What is something about you that people would be surprised to know about you:  I can throw a softball further than a lot of boys…

Dogs or cats: Both. But if could throw one out the cat would go first…

Score or assist:  assist

What makes you happy:  Being outside, my husband, sometimes my dog

Hobbies:  traveling, reading, cooking

What you love about coaching: Watching players improve and eventually master a skill.

Pet peeves:  repeating directions

What do you know about yourself today that you didn’t always know:  I am very sensitive.  Listening to sad stories on NPR is sometimes enough to make me cry.

What would your older self today, tell your younger self 10 years ago:  Think carefully about the impact of your actions on those around you.