Julie Kaczmarek Ogborne

Julie Kaczmarek Ogborne – Ogborne, who grew up in the Chicago area, played No. 1 singles and doubles at William and Mary. She was captain and top player of the first W&M women’s team to qualify for the Division I NCAA Championships in 1989.

Ogborne was also the first W&M female player to achieve national rankings in both singles and doubles all four

years. She was the recipient of the Colonial Athletic Association’s female player of the year award in 1989.

After working for a while at her alma mater as assistant coach and director of the McCormack-Nagelsen Tennis Center, Ogborne came to Richmond, where she served as an assistant coach for the University of Richmond and was a teaching pro at the Country Club of Virginia.

Ogborne eventually became director of special events at CCV, where she organized and directed adult and junior events for 18 years. She ran the $10,000 State Indoor Tennis Championships for 16 years at CCV, and it was recognized as one of the finest tournaments in Virginia.

The Keith Mumford Memorial Tennis Weekend, honoring one of Richmond’s most popular players who succumbed to a heart attack, was Ogborne’s brainchild and winner of the 2012 Mid- Atlantic adult tournament of the year.

Ogborne is the winner of 15 USTA gold balls (championship), 15 silver balls (second place), and 10 bronze balls (third place). She also competed on the pro satellite tour and received world computer rankings in singles and doubles.

Ogborne won the city singles title in 1999, and overall, claimed more than 35 combined city and state championships in singles, doubles, and mixed. She was ranked No. 1 in singles for the national 25-over division in 1995.