Mary Kay Amicone begin her fourth season at Weber State in 2016-17, after guiding the Wildcats to back-to-back Big Sky Conference tournament titles and NCAA Regionals appearances.
In three seasons at Weber State, Amicone is 97-63 overall, 32-21 in Big Sky play, and 6-4 in postseason action.
Amicone recorded her 600th collegiate career win on April 16, 2016, with a 7-3 win over Idaho State at Wildcat Softball Field. Amicone is 611-238-2 in her 15 years as a collegiate head coach, including 178-139 at the Division I level.
In her third season, Weber State posted a 37-19 overall record, winning its first Big Sky Conference regular season title and second straight Big Sky Conference tournament title. The Wildcats made their second straight apperances in the NCAA Regionals, this time in Seattle. Nine players earned All-Big Conference honors, with senior shortstop Aubrey Whitmer being named Big Sky Conference Player of the Year and Big Sky Conference Tournament Most Valuable Player honors.
The Wildcats posted a 38-19 overall record during her second season, winning the school's first Big Sky Conference championship, and earned the Wildcats their first trip to the NCAA Regionals in Lafayette, Louisiana. Weber State set or tied a more than a dozen single seasons and career records, and shattered the school's single-season wins record of 30. In 2015, 10 of her players earned All-Big Sky Conference honors, including four with first team honors and senior MaCauley Flint was the Big Sky Conference Tournament Most Valuable Player. Amicone was named Big Sky Conference Coach of the Year.
In Amicone's first season at the helm in 2014, the Wildcats posted a 22-25 record, including a 4-10 mark and fifth-place finish in Big Sky Conference play. The 22 wins eclipsed the modern-era record of 21 set in 2012. Six players earned All-Big Sky Conference honors, and one, senior right-hander/utility player Jasmine Ioane, was named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association's All-Midwest Region team.
A former Weber State softball player, she joined the Wildcats after nine very successful seasons as head coach at Salt Lake Community College. She led the Bruins to seven Scenic West Athletic Conference titles in the last eight years. Under Amicone SLCC advanced to three consecutive NJCAA National Championship games in 2011, 2012 and 2013. This past season she led the Bruins posted a 53-11 record and were 38-6 in conference play. In nine years at SLCC she posted an overall record of 433-99-2 and was 330-57 in conference games. She was named Coach of the Year four times in her career at Salt Lake Community College.
Amicone has strong ties to the state of Utah. She began her coaching career spending seven seasons as an assistant coach at the University of Utah. Following that she spent three years as head softball coach at BYU, becoming the first varsity softball coach at the school. She led the Cougars to the 2001 Mountain West Championship and was named Coach of the Year. She was also the first female to coach a Utah high school boys baseball team when she coached at Jordan High School.
Amicone played two years of softball at Weber State as an outfielder. When Weber State dropped the program she transferred to Utah, where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education. She is married to Marc Amicone, the general manager of the Salt Lake Bees. She and Marc have two sons, Trevor and Derek.