KPU Eagles name Julie King as new head coach for women's soccer

Mon, Jun 30, 2014

March 14, 2014

Metro Vancouver, BC….The KPU Eagles department of recreation and athletics is pleased to announce the appointment of Julie King as the head coach of the varsity women’s soccer program. King, a native of Liverpool, England is the Technical Director for women’s soccer with the Fraser Valley Football Club (Langley, BC). King is a graduate of John Moores University, in Liverpool, with a degree in Coaching Science. She also holds a post graduate certificate in coaching science from John Moores. Julie earned her Provincial “B” License in December, 2012, and her English F.A. level 2 in December, 2005.

She is enrolled in the Canadian Soccer Association “B” License course in May, 2014. Julie brings 15 plus years of experience coaching female student-athletes in high performance programs at universities, clubs and provincial levels on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. Julie’s position at KPU commences immediately as she prepares the team for its 12th varsity season as a member of the PACWEST conference within the CCAA. “I am very happy Julie has accepted our offer to guide the Eagles. Julie will be an asset to our department and I look forward to working with her,” said David Kent.

Assistant Coaches Joan McEachern, Brittany McNeill and Amelia Ng will return to the Eagles in 2014-15 giving KPU a strong coaching staff for the fall regular season.

Julie can be reached at 778-549-5713 or by email at



KPU Eagles Department of Recreation & Athletics

The KPU Eagles Department of Recreation & Athletics enters its 14th season of interuniversity competition.  The Eagles are members of PACWEST conference and play in the Canadian College Athletic Association (CCAA) with 100 student-athletes participating on eight varsity teams in men’s and women’s basketball, soccer, badminton and golf. KPU athletics plays its home games at the Eagles’ Nest (Surrey Campus), Northview Golf & Country Club, Newton Athletic Park, all located in Surrey, BC and the Ace Badminton Centre in Richmond, BC.  The Eagles are active in the conference with staff members on various advisory committees and competing to host both provincial and national championships.  The student-athletes are mainly from the lower mainland but KPU’s rosters have student-athletes from three continents, North America, Asia and Europe.   
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