Basics, Dance, Freestyle, Synchronized
Julia Hardin was among Robert Unger's first students at the Ice Chalet. Skating was sidelined while she earned her law degree and served as associate dean at UT College of Law and later as director of a national citizenship education program at Wake Forest University. Julia taught skating in Winston-Salem NC before returning to Knoxville and her home rink in 1999.
She is an ISI Gold-level judge, Synchro-certified judge, and certified Referee. Julia is also certified as a skating instructor at both the Core (Tots through Delta) and Intermediate (Freestyle 1-5) levels in the Ice Skating Institute's Instructor Training Program. She has passed the PSA's Basic Accreditation exam, and is a member of the Professional Skaters Association (PSA), United States Figure Skating (USFS), and the Ice Skating Institute (ISI). In addition to being an attorney, Julia owns a graphics design and consulting business, and a flexible schedule allows her to pursue her passion for skating as both a student and a teacher.
Julia with Mr. Unger circa 1966