Beth Golitko returned to Western Illinois as an assistant coach beginning July 1, 2014.The following November, Golitko was recognized as a One-Star Master Coach by the NFCA at their annual convention.
In her second year, Western finished third in The Summit League regular season, the team’s best regular season finish since 2010. She coached Nina Maggio and Karissa Kouchis to the Second Team All-Summit League. As a team, Western hit .263 and scored 160 runs. She also coached Kelsey Marlow to a league-leading four triples.
In her first year as an assistant coach, Western Illinois returned to the top-four in The Summit League as five of the nine returners had career years at the plate. Golitko coached a pair of First Team All-Summit League selections in Sammy Marshall and Tierney Bottino.
Graduate Assistant Coach