She was the women's basketball and softball coach at Allegheny College in Meadville, PA, and produced the first winning season in those sports and the team's participation in five NCAA national tournaments.
Prior to that she was the girls' basketball coach at Southwestern Central School and was the only Western New York coach to win four consecutive Section 6 titles (1975-79). She compiled a record of 94 wins and 10 losses in six years including a 41-game winning streak. Gould coached the Region 6 high school division team at the 1978 Empire State Games. In 1979 she coached the Region 6 college team to a silver medal at the Empire State Games and was chairperson for both the college and high school teams of Region 6.