Softball Coach Profile
- Associate Professor of Physical Education
- Softball - Head Coach
BS: Eureka College (IL)
MS: The University of Mississippi
Ally Hattermann has been at the helm of Gordon State College softball since 2000. During her tenure, the Highlanders have been the GCAA Tournament Champions, NJCAA Region XVII Champions, NJCAA District M Champions, and have finished as high as 9th in the country at the NJCAA Division I National Tournament in St. George, Utah. Additionally, 27 of her Highlanders have earned NJCAA All Region XVII honors, 6 of which went on to earn NFCA All-South region honors. Success has also followed her student-athletes on the academic side where her teams have been continuously named to the NJCAA and NFCA All-Academic Teams while having 14 individuals earn NJCAA Academic All-Americans honors and 36 individuals being named as NFCA Academic All American Scholar Athletes.
Coach Hattermann began her collegiate playing career as a standout shortstop at Eureka College, in Eureka, IL. She provided a solid force to the Red Devil softball program as she was named to the All-NIIC Conference and NAIA Great Lakes All Section First Team as a shortstop as well as the All-NIIC Academic All-Conference Team. She was also a finalist for the prestigious NCAA Woman of the Year Award in 1997.
She was inducted to the Eureka College Athletic Hall of Fame in 2002 as an individual. Quite impressively, she still ranks the top 10 for the following career statistics categories at Eureka College: 1st for runs scored, hits, doubles, and assists; 2nd in RBI's, 4th in batting average; 5th in stolen bases and home runs, and 8th in triples. She was inducted into the Eureka College Hall of Fame again in 2004 as a member of the 1996 championship softball team.
After receiving her B.S. in Athletic Training, Coach Hattermann pursued her Master of Science degree in Exercise Science and Biomechanics at The University of Mississippi. While at Ole Miss, she served as a graduate instructor in the HPER program and as a volunteer assistant coach for the Lady Rebels softball team.
In addition to her coaching duties at Gordon State, Coach Hattermann is a full-time Associate Professor of Physical Education and serves as the Region Softball Chair for the GCAA Conference.