February 6th, 2017 | by CollegeAD

Sheilah Gulas, also AU’s Assistant Athletic Director/Senior Women’s Administrator, announced her retirement on Friday (Feb. 3) morning, effective at the end of the 2017 softball season. That will be at the end of her 21st season leading the Eagles, and the end of a 31-year head softball coaching career at the collegiate level. Gulas was announced as Ashland’s head softball coach on Nov. 5, 1996. Asked if she thought then that she would be at Ashland for two decades, Gulas said, “Absolutely not. And probably about midway through the 20 years, there was a point where I was thinking about walking away. When (my husband) George retired, I was like, ‘You know what, I think I could go, too. And he kept saying, ‘You’re too young, you’re too young.’ So I kept plugging away.” Read More.

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