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Mary Kay Amicone

 
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Mary Kay Amicone begins her sixth season at Weber State in 2018-19, after guiding the Wildcats to back-to-back Big Sky Conference tournament titles.

In five seasons at Weber State, Amicone is 162-111-1 overall, 61-33 in Big Sky play, and 12-11 in postseason action.

In her fifth season, Weber State posted a 28-26 overall record, winning its third consecutive Big Sky Conference regular season title. The Wildcats made their fourth straight post season appearance by getting invited to the National Invitational Softball Championships. There were seven players who earned All-Big Sky Conference honors.

In her fourth season, Weber State posted a 37-22-1 overall record, winning its second Big Sky Conference regular season. The Wildcats made their third straight post season appearance by getting invited to the National Insider Softball Championships. Ten players earned All-Big Sky Conference honors, with then freshman outfield Takesha Saltern being named Big Sky Conference Freshman of the Year.

In Amicone’s first season at the helm in 2014, the Wildcats posted a 22-25 record, including a 4-10 mark and fifth-place finish in Big Sky Conference play. The 22 wins eclipsed the modern-era record of 21 set in 2012. Six players earned All-Big Sky Conference honors, and one, senior right-hander/utility player Jasmine Ioane, was named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association’s All-Midwest Region team.

A former Weber State softball player, Amicone joined the Wildcats after nine very successful seasons as head coach at Salt Lake Community College. She led the Bruins to seven Scenic West Athletic Conference titles in the last eight years. Under Amicone SLCC advanced to three consecutive NJCAA National Championship games in 2011, 2012 and 2013. This past season she led the Bruins posted a 53-11 record and were 38-6 in conference play. In nine years at SLCC she posted an overall record of 433-99-2 and was 330-57 in conference games. She was named Coach of the Year four times in her career at Salt Lake Community College.

Amicone has strong ties to the state of Utah. She began her coaching career spending seven seasons as an assistant coach at the University of Utah. Following that she spent three years as head softball coach at BYU, becoming the first varsity softball coach at the school. She led the Cougars to the 2001 Mountain West Championship and was named Coach of the Year. She was also the first female to coach a Utah high school boys baseball team when she coached at Jordan High School.

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