Julia Mauro joined the MIT field hockey coaching staff at the start of the 2016 season, marking her first intercollegiate coaching position. She previously served as the head varsity coach at Saint Stephen's Episcopal School in Austin, Texas.
A 2007 graduate of Old Dominion University, Mauro was a four-year player as a forward for the Monarchs. She contributed to a squad that made two appearances in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, captured a pair of Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) championships, and was the CAA regular-season champions all four seasons.
Mauro received a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications with a minor in Video and Film Studies.