Julie Manning joined the University of Colorado in January 2005 as the Assistant Athletic Director for Compliance/Financial Aid. She came to CU from Iowa State University where she enjoyed a very successful coaching and administrative background, which spanned two decades.
Manning was promoted in 2007 to the Associate AD for Compliance/Administration and serves on the AD’s Senior Management Team. Manning has sport supervision duties for men’s golf, men’s/women’s skiing, lacrosse, tennis, cross country and track and field and is CU’s Title IX Coordinator. Manning is the lead contact for state, internal and Pac-12 Conference reviews and audits conducted in the Athletics compliance office. She collaborates with the Faculty Athletics Rep, Dr. David Clough to submit, track and monitor all legislative proposals, oversees all areas of CU’s comprehensive compliance program, including rules educations, monitoring compliance systems, submitting requests, and roster management in the department’s 17 sports programs. She is responsible for rules education on the CU campus, interpretation of the NCAA bylaws, investigation and reporting of potential NCAA and Pac-12 Conference rules violations, campus policy, summer sports camps; responsible for the oversight and rules education for the annual coaches certification exam, drafting waiver requests for conference and NCAA. Manning assists the SWA in all facets of gender equity issues and interpreting EADA reports, and chairs the Gender Equity Committee.
Manning served as head women’s golf coach at Iowa State from 1985-05 and often held a dual role during her tenure as a head coach and administrator. Manning was the Assistant to the Senior Associate AD/SWA from May 1999 to March 2003 and was the Interim Senior Woman Administrator from August to November 2000. Additionally, she was the Tournament Manager for the 2002 NCAA Women’s Basketball Regional Tournament.
A three-time Big Eight Conference Coach of the Year (1990, 1993 and 1996), Manning was named the National Golf Coaches Association Regional Coach of the Year in 1993 and was the runner-up in 1994 and 1995. She was President of the NGCA from 1995-2000 and was inducted into the National Golf Coaches Hall of Fame in 2003.
Prior to her tenure as the head women’s golf coach, Manning was the Head Golf Professional at the University owned, Veenker Memorial Golf Course in Ames, Iowa, from 1983-98 and continued to teach golf lessons to golfers of all ages until the fall of 2004. She currently has one former player playing on the LPGA Tour (Beth Bader) and has former assistant coaches and players now serving as head and assistant coaches in collegiate golf. She has numerous former players engaged in the golf industry as teaching professionals, club managers and the like.
Manning competed in golf for the Cyclones from 1978-82 and earned her bachelor of science in education with a coaching endorsement from Iowa State in 1983. She is a graduate of NACWAA/HERS 2000 Institute for Administrative Advancement and the NACWAA 2008 Leadership Enhancement Institute.
A native of Granger, Iowa, Manning currently resides in Westminster where she enjoys golf, travel, spending time with family and friends, her cocker spaniels, Logan and Charley, and following college sports and of course, the Buffs and the Cyclones.