Gentile enters her third season as the UAlbany assistant coach.
In her first two years, UAlbany has won a pair of America East Tournament titles and earned two NCAA Tournament berths, combining for 59 victories in those seasons. Eight Great Danes have been named to the America East All-Conference Team during her time, including 2016 America East Player of the Year Elizabeth Snow.
Gentile comes to UAlbany after spending time overseas in North Holland where she served as the assistant softball coach at Olympia Haarlem, focusing primarily on pitchers and catchers. In 2012, she was an assistant coach at California State University, East Bay, a Division II school.
Previous to Gentile’s coaching career, she was a member of the 2002-04 Pennsylvania State University Softball team competing in both the NCAA regional tournament (2003) and the Big Ten tournament (2004). Gentile graduated from Penn State in 2004 receiving a B.A. in Political Science.