About Coach Santimano…
Years at ENC: 9 (2011-Present)
Alma Mater: Dakota State University (S.D.) ‘03
Record: 108-101(overall), 108-101at ENC
Coaching Experience Before ENC…
2010-11 / Allen Community College (Kan.), Interim Head Coach
2007-10 / Asbury University (Ky.), Assistant Coach
2005-07 / University of the Cumberlands (Ky.), Assistant Coach
2004-05 / University of St Mary’s (Kan.)
More About Coach Santimano…
- Named the 10th head coach in program history in 2011.
- Serves as the Department Chair for the Sports Management Department at ENC.
- Reached 100 career victories on January 12 as her Lions' squad defeated Lesley.
- Led ENC to the New England Collegiate Conference Tournament semifinals in 2018-19, the program's first year as a member of the league.
- Under her tutelage, three players were honored by the NECC in 2018-19. Shannon Chau became the first player in program history to earn NECC Defensive Player of the Year. Kyra Fleharty earned All-NECC first team honors while Tia Torio claimed third team accolades.
- Has guided the Lions to six Commonwealth Coast Conference Tournament appearances.
- Under her tutelage, eight players have garnered All-Commonwealth Coast Conference honors.
- Coached one CCC Senior Scholar-Athlete of the Year: BreAnna Fraser (2017).
- Named the Commonwealth Coast Conference Coach of the Year in her first season at ENC (2011-12).
- Served in the United States Air Force Reserves, where she graduated with honors and was named the top physically fit female of her class.
- Earned her Master’s of Arts in Teaching from the University of the Cumberlands in 2008.
- Has worked at top NCAA Division I basketball camps, including the University of Texas, University of North Carolina, and Blue Chips camps.
- Originally from Lansing, Kansas.