Gist comes to Chipola from the
University of Evansville after serving a year as
the Women’s Director of Basketball Operations,
where she was responsible for film exchange,
team travel arrangements, and community service.
Prior to Evansville, Gist was at Wabash Valley
Community College in Mt. Carmel, Illinois, where
she served as the Warriors’ assistant coach and
helped with all aspects of the women’s
basketball program. Gist began her coaching
career in 2007 at Harvest Preparatory High
School in Columbus, Ohio.
Gist played collegiately at Ohio Valley University in Vienna, West Virginia, where she was a three-year starter for the Fighting Scots. Gist ranked among the team’s top four in scoring in each of her three seasons as a starter, while compiling over 764 points offensively. A backcourt leader for the Fighting Scots, Gist racked up 58 three-point field goals made in her three seasons as a starter, while also swiping 66 steals defensively.
Gist graduated from Ohio Valley with a bachelors of science degree in psychology in 2007. She is originally a native of Dayton, Ohio.
• 3-time Coaches Award Recipient, 2003- 2006
• All-WVIAC Conference Selection/All-WVIAC Tournament Team, 2004-2006
• Muskingum University All-Tourney Team, 2005
• Findlay University All-Tourney Team, 2004
• Team MVP 2004, 2006
• Team captain, 2003-2006
• All- Conference Honorable Mention, 2004
Athletic Affiliations/volunteer Experience
• Black Student Union 2005-2007
• Student Athletic Advisory Committee 2005- 2007