Kimberly Rublee enters her fourth season as the assistant women's basketball coach at Pitt-Bradford.
In her first season as a coach with the program, Rublee helped the Panthers to a second-place finish in the AMCC, going 17-8 overall and 14-4 against conference opponents. That season, she helped coach senior Alicia Kimme,l the 2014-15 AMCC Player of the Year.
Rublee helped lead the Pitt-Bradford women to the brink of the NCAA tournament in her second season. The Panthers, which finished third in the AMCC during the regular season, upset Penn State-Behrend in the semifinals before falling to La Roche in the title game. The team's 18 wins ranked second all-time, and three players were named to the all-conference team.
The Panthers won double-digit conference games again in Rublee’s third year on the staff, going 12-6 in AMCC play and 16-11 overall. And for the second time in her three years, she coached the AMCC Player of the Year, this time junior Ali Rinfrette, who had been coached by Rublee during her entire career with the Panthers. Senior Brittany Watts was also named to the conference’s Third Team.
In addition to her basketball duties, Rublee serves as the university's Conference Services Manager. Her responsibilities include customer care and management for both internal and external events. She also serves as co-advisor for Pitt-Bradford's Habitat for Humanity Club.
Prior to coming to Pitt-Bradford, Rublee was the Front Office Manager for the Tamarack Club at Holiday Valley in Ellicottville, N.Y., during its opening phase. She was responsible for the front of the house operations as well as assisting with marketing efforts and the development of policies and procedures for the Fractional Ownership Condominium Hotel.
Rublee graduated from Pitt-Bradford in 2009 with a bachelor's degree in sport and recreation management.
Residing in Bradford, Rublee enjoys spending time outdoors gardening, hiking, camping and skiing.