Jay Judge

Jay Judge is the President of Coaches Cure CF and the chairman of the Coaches Cure CF golf committee. Jay and his family got involved with cystic fibrosis since his cousin Alex Tarletsky was diagnosed with CF as a child. Mr. Judge works at Seton Hall University Department of Athletics as the Assistant Athletics Director for Development. As the Assistant Athletics Director for Development, Judge oversees the day-to-day operations of the Pirate Blue Athletic Fund, which works with Seton Hall alumni and fans to raise funds to benefit Seton Hall University’s 14 varsity athletic programs.

Judge graduated from Iona College with a bachelor’s degree in marketing in 2007, and completed his master’s degree in management with a sports and entertainment certificate in 2009.

He currently resides in Hopewell Junction, N.Y. with his wife Diana.


John Judge

John Judge is the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Coaches Cure CF. John and his family have been involved with cystic fibrosis since their nephew, Alex Tarletsky, was diagnosed with the disease in 1995. Judge worked at Safilo America as Vice President and CFO until his retirement in 2013. Since then he has become more involved with CF by volunteering as the President of the Board of Directors for the NJ Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and taking on a larger role with Coaches Cure CF. Judge also began serving on the Board of Trustees at Iona College in 2015.

Judge graduated from Iona College in 1971 with a bachelor’s degree in business administration.

He currently resides in Milford, CT with his wife of over 40 years, Monica. They have two children Chris and Jay, and two grandchildren Caleb & Tyler.


Noreen Tarletsky

Noreen Tarletsky and her husband Chris have been active volunteers with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation since their son, Alex’s, diagnosis in 1995.  While chairing, participating, and speaking at a variety of chapter events across the nation, the Tarletsky’s are dedicated to ensuring that the promise they made upon Alex’s diagnosis is one day a reality; a cure for cystic fibrosis.  Their involvement in advocacy since 2008 has offered Chris and Noreen the opportunity to participate in meetings, events, and briefings with congressional elected officials. Speaking out on access to care, clinical trials, and new drug development, the Tarletsky’s helped to pass vital pieces of legislation affecting not only those struggling with cystic fibrosis, but with all rare diseases.  While they are self-employed and an English teacher respectively, Chris and Noreen, as founding members of Coaches Cure CF, are steadfast in continuing the mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, creating awareness, and supporting all efforts towards a cure.

The Tarletsky’s currently reside in Stewartsville, NJ. They have two children Eva and Alex.


Katie Judge

Katie Judge is the Executive Director of Coaches Cure CF and is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the foundation. Katie serves as the point person for all Coaches Cure CF Awareness events. Judge became involved with Coaches Cure CF as a school representative and as an eventual family member. She brings with her over 10 years of experience in Division I Intercollegiate Athletics.

Judge graduated from Michigan State University, in 2001, with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, and completed her master’s degree in sports management at the University of Illinois in 2003.

She currently resides in Foster, RI with her husband Chris and sons Caleb & Tyler.