Julie Sperstad is from Eau Claire, Wis. and is an Eau Claire Memorial graduate.
She graduated with a bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls majoring in Health and Human Performance and Health Education.
In Sperstad's collegiate career she was named the team's Defensive Player of the Week several times, named to the WIAC Scholastic Honor Roll and also named to the All-WIAC team her junior and senior seasons. She was one of the team's captains her senior year.
Sperstad has coached several Eau Claire United Select teams as well as working numerous soccer camps. She is now pursuing her Masters at Concordia University Wisconsin in the Student Personnel Administration program. Sperstad works at Concordia University Wisconsin in the Student Life Office as a Graduate Assistant for Social Issues and Programming.