Julie Roe Lach

Jennifer C. Hughes
Steven M. Lutz


  • Indiana University McKinney School of Law, J.D., cum laude; Order of the Barristers, Top Advocate Recognition
  • Millikin University, B.A., American Studies, summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana

Awards + Recognition

  • Millikin University Alumni Merit-Loyalty Award, 2011
  • CoSIDA Academic-All America Hall of Fame Inductee, 2009
  • Indianapolis Business Journal Top 40 Under 40, 2009
  • Millikin University Athletics Hall of Fame, 2002 Inductee
  • GTE Academic All-American of the Year for the Collegiate Division (Women's Basketball), 1997
  • Kodak All-American First Team (Division III Women's Basketball), 1997

Professional Memberships

  • National Association of Collegiate Women Administrators
  • National Association of Collegiate Athletics Directors
  • Alliance of Women Coaches (Sponsor Member)

Community Involvement

  • Indiana University McKinney School of Law Board of Visitors
  • Millikin University Trustee Emeritus (Board Member from 2001-2010)
  • St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Religious Education Teacher

Julie has been involved with college athletics for 20 years. She worked at the NCAA for over 15 years, most recently serving as the Vice President of Enforcement from October 2010 to February 2013.

Julie currently serves as the Deputy Commissioner for the Horizon League and as Managing Principal of CCHA Collegiate Sports Consulting (CCHA Collegiate), a CCHA affiliated entity that services clients in various NCAA compliance matters and provides strategic advising and consultative services for institutions and conferences. (For more information about CCHA Collegiate click here.)

Julie is a former women’s basketball player at Millikin University, where she is a trustee emeritus after serving on the Board from 2001 – 2010. She obtained her Juris Doctor from the Indiana University McKinney School of Law and an honorary doctorate from Millikin University in 2012.

Julie is a member of the Board of Directors for the Alliance of Women Coaches, a national non-profit aimed at recruiting and retaining women in the coaching profession. She is also on the Board of Visitors for the Indiana University McKinney School of Law. She teaches Sunday School at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton where her family attends.

Julie and her husband, David, a partner with Cripe Architects and Engineers, have two young daughters, Halle and Harper. Julie loves spending time with her family outdoors, and when she gets a chance, she joins her dad in Southern Illinois going large-mouth bass fishing.