Coach Julio was born and raised in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. He has 3 beautiful children, Max, Chris and Catie. His coaching career began in 1988 with the Pitirres/AVG Volleyball Club in Guaynabo, PR. He served in the US Army for almost 11 years and went to the Gulf War. He is a disabled veteran.
Coach Julio assisted at NMSU (Div 1) and 2 5A high schools in El Paso, TX. This is his 32nd year as coach. Coach Julio has worked for various federal agencies and is an engineer for a security product manufacturer. He owns an IT business specializing in IT Systems and server maintenance, along with Sand Dollar VBC. He also coaches at Venetian Bay VBC. He lives in Sarasota with his life partner Brenda Krahe.