Role at GW:
Julien has been Assistant Athletic Director since 2001. He manages the day-to-day business and financial operations at Lerner Health and Wellness Center and the West Hall fitness center on the Mount Vernon campus, as well as supervising a staff of nine professionals, 10 graduate students and 230 undergraduates and part-time employees.
His responsibilities include oversight of budgets, financial operations, contract negotiations, business development, human resources and strategic facility planning for the two recreational facilities. He also is supervisor for the varsity squash program, which he said gives him a valuable look at the sports programs from both sides.
Julien was hired in late March 2001 to aid in the final stages of opening the Health and Wellness Center. During this period, Julien also developed programming for the new facility.
For nine years, Julien worked in the Recreation and Fitness field throughout the DC Metro area. In his most recent position, Julien served as the Director of Fitness for the Columbia Association in Columbia, MD. While at the Columbia Association, Julien directed the exercise and wellness programming staff as well as developing revenue opportunities.
Prior to working at Supreme, he worked at Georgetown University from 1992-1999. Beginning as the Recreation Center Operations Manager of the 150,000 square foot Yates Field House, where he developed his knowledge of facility operations. In 1997, Julien was promoted to Director of Fitness at the Yates Field House. In this capacity, Julien was instrumental in creating the fitness and wellness programming such as personal training, group exercise classes and special programs.