Julie Chu: born in Bridgeport, Conn and an alumnus of the Choate School, she became the all-time leading women’s scorer in NCAA history during her time at Harvard University while serving as team captain, and played in the 2002, 2006 and 2010 Winter Olympics for Team USA.
Among her many awards and accolades, Chu has been named a four-time All American, is the all-time NCAA assist leader, a three-time NCAA Frozen Four finalist, and won an NCAA championship as an assistant coach with the University of Minnesota-Duluth women’s team during the 2007-08 season.
Chu has played professionally for the Canadian Women’s Hockey League’s Montreal Stars.
Although Chu's hometown is Fairfield, Connecticut, she resided in Cambridge, Massachusetts during her college years while playing hockey for Harvard University from 2002-2007. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Women's Studies. Prior to attending Harvard, Chu resided in Lake Placid, New York for a short time and attended Northwood School (Lake Placid, New York) while training for the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah. In 2007-08 she was an assistant coach alongside Canadian Olympic ice hockey player Caroline Ouellette for the University of Minnesota Duluth and helped the Bulldogs women's ice hockey team win their fourth NCAA Division I national championship. In 2010-2011 hockey season, she joined the Union College Women's Hockey Team's coaching staff, serving as assistant coach.
3-time Olympic Medallist / 4-time World Championships Gold / 3-time World Championships Silver / 2-time Clarkson Cup Champion /, nicknamed " Chuey", she started playing hockey at the age of 8 yeara after an unsuccessful attempt at figure skating. One of the most exciting moments of her hockey career was experiencing her first Olympic Games in Salt Lake City at the age of 19 years.