Including her time as a player and coach, Whitmore has been affiliated with St. Bonaventure University and the women's basketball program for 13 years.
As assistant coach, Whitmore's responsibilities include transition offense, recruiting and development of guards. She is also in charge of St. Bonaventure Girls Individual Summer Camp.
A 1985 St. Bonaventure graduate, Whitmore was the Bonnies' head coach for seven seasons, 1993-2000.
Whitmore compiled a record of 85-110 over her tenure as the Bonnies' head coach. During her seven years as head coach, she coached seven all-conference players including the leading scorer in school history, Hilary Waltman.
Her 1997-98 team won 16 games, the second best win total in school history and the most since the program began competing in the Atlantic 10 Conference and Whitmore was named New York State Division I Coach of the Year in 1997-98.
After leaving St. Bonaventure in the spring of 2000, Whitmore left coaching for one year but returned as an assistant at Western Kentucky in 2001-02. Whitmore was named interim head coach for the last five games of the season and helped the Hilltoppers reach the Women's National Invitation Tournament and finish 16-14.
Before she returned to St. Bonaventure in 1992, Whitmore was head coach at Elmira College for four seasons. She also was head girls coach at both Corning East High School (1986-87) and Scotia-Glenville High School (1985-86).
Whitmore's playing days at St. Bonaventure were marked by success. Her senior season, during which she served as team captain, the Bonnies won a school record 17 games. Whitmore was named team MVP, the WSBU Radio Female Athlete of the Year and was presented the athletic department's Letterwinner Award. She completed her career with totals of 727 points and 448 rebounds.
A native of Buffalo, N.Y., Whitmore is a graduate of Ten Broock Academy in Franklinville, N.Y.
She and her husband, Matt, reside in Allegany, N.Y.