|Olympic medal record|
|Representing South Korea|
|1996 Atlanta||Mixed doubles|
|Revised Romanization||Gil Yeong-a|
Gil retired from badminton after the 1996 Olympics and became an assistant coach of the Samsung Electro-Mechanics badminton team. In 2011, Gil became the first woman to be appointed head coach of a professional team in Korea. She was made Head Coach of the Samsung Electromechanics Women's Badminton Team. When Kim Moon-soo vacated his post as head of the men's team in late 2015, Gil was made Head Coach of the combined team.
- "Samsung Electro-mechanics Badminton Team Coaching Staff". Samsung Electro-mechanics. Retrieved 5 November 2017.
- Lee, Jun-seong (13 March 2011). "Samsung Electro-mechanics - Kwun Seung-taek hired as Head Coach, Gil Young-ah as women's team Head Coach". Segye Ilbo. Retrieved 5 November 2017.
- Kim, Jong-seok (28 October 2015). "Shuttlecock 'doubles queen' Head Coach Gil Young-ah first woman to lead a men's team". Donga Ilbo. Retrieved 5 November 2017.