Gilhuly joined Sacred Heart ahead of the 2015-16 season from Southern Connecticut State University, where he has served as assistant coach for one year and helped the Owls win both the men's and women 'sNortheast-10 Outdoor Championship in the spring of 2015.
A graduate of Monmouth University with a Master's in Science, Homeland Security, Gilhuly was a standout performer, helping the Hawks win a total of six conference championships. He was a Second Team All-NEC performer in the Javelin in 2013, and qualified for the NCAA Division I East Regional in the event in both 2013 and 2014.
Academically, Gilhuly was named to the USTFCCA Division I All-Academic Team twice, the NEC Spring Honor Roll twice, the NEC All-Academic Team in 2013, and the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference All-Academic Team in 2014. He also received Monmouth's Outdoor Track and Field Coaches Award in 2013, and was named team captain for both the 2013-14 indoor and outdoor seasons.