Coach Hiemstra is one of our most organized and professional coaches.  She is Director of the Friendship Rec Center location (AU Park).

Julia (University of Vermont ’19) brings energy, high character and outstanding teaching skills to the field everyday.  She is driven, optimistic and treats folks with respect and courtesy.  Julia oversees the day to day administration and our Coaches in Training program.  

Julia recently spent time visiting an orphanage in Tanzania and has a strong commitment to social justice. Upon graduating from UVM, she moved to Consuelo, a small town in the Dominican Republic, where she became our Director of Dominican Relations coaching baseball and teaching English, working side by side with our allies from the Sisters of the Immaculate Conception. She will be attending American University in the fall of 2021 to pursue a Master of Public Policy, with the hopes of one day doing democracy strengthening work abroad. 

She enjoys running, yoga, cooking and reading.