Judy started swimming competitively at age 7 in Chicago and continued through college where she was Captain of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign women’s swim team. She has continued to swim with Dallas Aquatic Masters and has added cycling into the mix. Judy coached four years for the Dallas Mustangs where she concentrated on developing young swimmers attain USA Swimming time standards. She finds coaching very rewarding and believes she gets as much out of working with the kids as they do with her. In-between coaching Judy spent 20 years as a technology salesperson for several companies, most notably Microsoft. She received a Masters in Liberal Studies from SMU in May 2011 and she holds a BA in Economics from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. She has two children, a son, who recently graduated from college, and a daughter who is a senior in college.