Juli Erekson enters her first season as assistant coach of the BYU women’s golf program. A native of Chicopee, Mass., Erekson grew up on the golf course, where her father worked as a Head Golf Professional. Beginning her collegiate career with the Cougars in 2004, Erekson competed in all 12 tournaments as a freshman and was named Mountain West Conference Freshman of the Year. She had eleven Top-20 finishes over her sophomore and junior years and helped the Cougars finish 17th at the 2007 NCAA Championship. As a senior, she finished first at the BYU Dixie Classic and was named to the 2008 Mountain West Conference All-Conference Team.
Following graduation, Erekson turned professional playing on the LPGA FUTURES Tour from 2008-2011. Her best finish came at the 2010 Mercedes-Benz of Kansas City Championship where she finished tied for 7th.
Erekson married BYU football player Zac Erekson in 2006 and had her first child Elizabeth last October.