Laurie Gillis
Previous College: Northwestern '99
Position: Assistant Coach
College: First Season
Laurie Gillis enters her first season as an assistant coach. She will be working primarily with the infielders.

"Laurie has brought a new fire to our coaching staff," Crouch said. "She is an intelligent and experienced person as well as a softball player. Her enthusiasm and new perspective have inspired every member of this program to work harder and improve."

Gillis received Academic All-America honors while playing softball for two-plus seasons at Northwestern. As a youth, Gillis played on the same travel team as head coach Marcy Crouch.

Gillis graduated from Northwestern in 1999 with a bachelors in Cognitive Science and is currently enrolled as a graduate student in Occupational Therapy and Gerontology at San Jose State University. Gillis resides in San Jose.