Meet the Kula Sports Coaches!
Coach Kula has worked with thousands of athletes in his career as a track & field, sport performance and football coach. He has coached multiple National Champions, All-Americans, Gatorade Players of the Year and State Champions in a variety of sports. Kula has 22 years experience in the athletic development of athletes at all levels from youth to professional. He has been certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from UNC in 1996 and began his professional career in the same year. In addition to many years as a head track coach and architect of numerous championships and records, Kula also coached football and operated strength and conditioning programs. He directed all facets of strength, speed, agility, conditioning, testing, recovery and nutrition.
Kula has been a presenter at coaching clinics for speed development and training programs in a number of states and consulted for various programs around Colorado. In 2002, he founded Advanced Training System, a sports performance business. ATS served youth, college and professional athletes in a multi-sport training program. The program was highly successful in the development of athletic performance for several years. Coach Kula has worked with Division 1 athletes from over 25 universities across the country including notable local athletes Christian McCaffrey – #8 Overall NFL Draft Pick ’17 (Carolina Panthers), Anna Hall – US Record Heptathlon/Pentathlon ‘19 (Georgia) , MaryBeth Sant – US #1 100m ‘13 (Oregon/CSU), JT Scheuerman – US #2 400m ‘06 (Baylor) and many other professional athletes. Most recently while at Valor Christian high school, Kula served as an athletic director, track and football coach. His passion and success for the development of athletes to maximize their potential has been recognized at the state, regional and national level. As an athlete, Kula was an accomplished Decathlete at the University of Northern Colorado earning All-American honors and played wide receiver for the football team. He was inducted into the UNC Hall of Fame, class of 2014.
Coach Julee has worked with many athletes as a movement specialist, performance, and track coach.
She has led many of these athletes to National Titles, and State Championships.
While growing up in a family owned training institute that caters to all athletic sports across the nation, Julee has been in the performance and coaching world for 16 years. She has been certified by the National College of Exercise Professionals (NCEP) and earned her Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology (Exercise Sport Science) from the University of Northern Colorado in 2003.
Along with sport specific training, Julee also specializes in personal training and group fitness. While working in health clubs and small private gyms such as Platinum Fitness, she is able to develop personalized exercise programs for men and women of all ages and backgrounds.
Julee can provide nutritional and lifestyle guidance emphasizing in movement analysis, strength building, injury prevention, mental conditioning, goal setting and improving the quality of everyday life. As an athlete, Julee was a pole-vaulter at UNC. She is extremely excited and devoted to making sure each individual reaches their full potential.