HEAD COACH, Amber Brunswig
As a pitcher from Ark City, KS High School, Coach Brunswig grew up playing softball from a young age. Pitcher was her primary pitch and she took lessons from a variety of coaches around the area. Her senior year of high school the team won Class 5A state champs. After many college visits she decided to stay close to home and join the Wichita State Softball Team on a scholarship where she also obtained her Bachelors degree in education. She started her career in a second grade classroom in Newton, KS. She coached softball and volleyball for six years before focusing on her family. While at Newton she guided the softball team to two state appearances. As her family grew they relocated to Goddard, KS where she is now a 5th Grade Teacher at Discovery Intermediate School. She has a passion for working with the youth in all areas from teaching lessons in class to teaching softball, to all ages, outside of it.
ASSISTANT COACH, Kelsi Smith
Kelsi joined the Eisenhower Softball family for the 2018 season. She comes from Pratt, KS where she started all 4 years on the High School Varsity Team and earned a scholarship to Barton Community College. After Barton she went to Kansas State University and played on a club team through the university that traveled around the state to scrimmage Community College’s and other club organizations. After leaving KSU Kelsi found her self settling down into marriage and kiddos, having 3 of her own she kept busy until it was time for them to play ball. She has been coaching for 8 years, 3 competatively, 5 with the local recreation league. She is excited to work with the players and school and is looking forward to the continued growth with program.
ASSISTANT COACH, Jillian Esterly
Coach Jillian Esterly, prefered to be called Jilly, comes to us from her home town of Belle Plain, KS! Where in 2017 she was nominated All-League 2nd team as a catcher in the Central Plains League, in 2018 received All-State Honorable Mention. She graduated high school in 2019 and accepted a softball scholarship to Missouri Valley College. During her time there she was named to the deans list in December of 2019. We are excited to add Jillian as a member of our Coaching Staff and can’t wait to see what she brings to the program