sam gilmer

East Coast Sox 2027 national coach

Coach Sam Gilmer is returning to the East Coast Sox Organization for his 9th season.

Sam Gilmer grew up in Headland, Alabama and attended Headland High School. He was offered a baseball scholarship at Emmanuel College in Franklin Springs, GA, where he played baseball for 3 years before joining their staff as a pitching assistant. Sam graduated from Emmanuel College with a Bachelor of Science Degree in History Education.

Sam has been a staple coach for the Sox, leading players closer to Jesus through his passionate coaching and instructing style.  NMot only as a coach, but as aplayer, Sam modeled a Christ like character as a teammate and player.

Currently, Sam is an assistant baseball and football coach for Beauregard High School.

He is married to Courtney Gilmer.