Name: Julie Ertz
Position: Defender
Sport: Soccer
Height: 5-7
DOB: 4/6/1992
Birthplace: Mesa, Ariz.
Hometown: Mesa, Ariz.
High School: Dobson High School (Mesa, Az.) '10
College: Santa Clara University ‘14, Communications
Team/Club: Chicago Red Stars
Coach(es): Rory Dames
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (2016, 2020), one-time Olympic medalist (bronze)
  • Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, bronze
  • Olympic Games Rio 2016, 5th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2019 – gold
  • Years of participation: 2015, 2019
  • Medals: 2 (2 golds)
  • Gold – 2019; 2015
Personal: Daughter of David and Kristi Johnson...Has one sister, Melanie...In 2014, signed her first professional contract with the Chicago Red Stars after being selected with the No. 3 overall pick in the NWSL Draft...Selected to the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup All-Star Team…Nicknames are “JJ” or “Jules”...Married Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz on March 26, 2017...Interests include running, hiking, rock climbing, fishing, cycling, gardening, photography, cooking and baking, fashion, yoga, Pilates and reading.