Julie McCullough begins her second season as an assistant coach with the UNOH Lady Racers basketball team in the 2011-12 season.
Coach McCullough spent the two years before coming to UNOH as the varsity coach of Kenton High School where she also taught Physical Education. Prior to teaching and coaching at Kenton, she was the Graduate Assistant coach at Defiance College where she received her Masters of Education in Sport Science Track. While at Defiance, McCullough coached a Freshman of the Year in the HCAC conference and had an eight game turn-around in one year.
McCullough's playing experiences began at Manchester High School in Michigan and continued at Kalamazoo Valley Community College, where in two years her team won a conference, state and regional championships. As a captain during her sophmore year, her team went to the national tournament as the No. 1 rated school in the country and finished the year with a 33-3 record.
After two seasons at Kalamazoo Valley C.C., McCullough transferred to a NCAA Division I school, the University of Texas-Pan American to continue playing basketball. As a senior captain, McCullough was the leading rebounder for the team and graduated with a Kinesiology degree with a minor in Special Education.
Coach McCullough resides in Lima with her husband, Bill.