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Duke coach, husband both on sidelines this season

Updated: February 16, 2006, 11:55 AM ET
By Melanie Jackson | Special to ESPN.com

Gail Goestenkors and her husband, Mark Simons, are used to seeing little of each other during the basketball season.

Goestenkors, of course, has been the head coach at Duke since 1992. In June 1997, she married Simons … who was the head men's basketball coach at Elon.

The schools are located just about 40 miles away from each other, but when you factor in games, practices and breaking down game film, let alone road trips, 40 miles might as well be 400.

"We've always ...

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