Kristy Kamer coached at Shawnee State for the seasons of 2006-2010.. In her five seasons she has accumulated a record of 133-52.In 2008, the Bears won the American Mideast Conference Tournament and earned Shawnee State's first bid to the NAIA National Tournament. They fell to Lewis-Clark State in the Opening Round by a score of 3-1. In 2009, Kamer led the Bears to a perfect 12-0 record in conference action and to their first American Mideast Conference regular season title. The Bears earned their second consecutive bid to the NAIA National Tournament. Shawnee State defeated Union (KY) in the Opening Round to make their first trip to Sioux City. The Bears were eliminated after pool play. In 2009 Kamer was also named AMC Coach of the Year as well as AVCA Northeast Region Coach of the Year.
In 2009 Kamer was named Defiance Alumni "D" Coach of the Year and was inducted into the Columbus State Community College Sports and Fitness Hall of Fame. In 2010 Kamer lead the bears to a 12-1 record in the inaugural season in the Mid-South Conference winning the East Division while winning the Mid-South Conference Tournament and knocking Georgetown College out of the NAIA National Tournament for the first time in 11 years. The Bears defeated Indiana University East to make their second trip to Sioux City. They were eliminated after pool play.
Kamer has an associate's degree in sports and fitness management technology from Columbus State University. She was a member of the Shawnee State Volleyball Team in 1997 and 1998 and received a degree in sports studies from SSU in 1999. She is currently pursuing her Master's degree in Education of Coaching Education through Ohio University.
Kamer has volleyball coaching experience at the middle school and high school levels. In addition, she was assistant girls basketball coach at the Columbus Academy during the 2005-2006 season and assistant women's basketball coach at Columbus State from 1995 - 1997.
Kamer is married to Shane Kamer and they have a 5 year old daughter Haleigh.