Amy Gillmore begins her 15h year as head coach in 2012 (310-208, 14 years). She was named CCIW Softball Coach of the Year in 1998, her first season as head coach. A standout shortstop for Carthage from 1992 to 1994, she was a three-time All-CCIW selection. She ranks among Carthage career leaders in batting average, hits, runs scored, RBI, doubles, triples, bases on balls, slugging percentage and on-base percentage.
Coach Gillmore attended Westosha Central High School in Salem, Wis. After graduating from Carthage in 1994 with a bachelor's degree in exercise and sport science and special education, she served as head softball coach, assistant girls basketball coach and girls athletic director at Kenosha's St. Joseph High School. In softball, she compiled a 43-16 record over three seasons with three "Final Four" appearances in the Wisconsin Independent School Athletic Association softball championship. She received her master's degree in classroom guidance and counseling from Carthage in 2004.