Amy Gulbranson begins her second year as a graduate assistant coach in 2013. A native of Bainbridge Island, Wash., Gulbranson was a four-year starter for the University of Redlands and was named the Bulldogs’ defensive player of the year in both 2007 and 2008. She graduated from Redlands in 2009 with a bachelor’s in liberal arts and was an assistant coach for the Bainbridge Island High School girls lacrosse team in 2010 and 2011 and worked with the 3/4 girls team on Bainbridge as well. Her 2011 team won Washington Interscholastic Activities Association state championship. Gulbranson is working on her master’s in education at Carthage.