Coach Amanda comes to us with an impressive player and coaching background. She prepped at Walled Lake Central and played both at the Junior College and NAIA level. After finishing her career, she has held coaching positions at area clubs while coaching their top teams. She served as the Assistant Coach at Wayne State University and is the current Head Coach at Oakland Community College.
Amanda is a successful small business owner to include AMP Volleyball which has been our sand volleyball training partner for the last several years. She will continue to run AMP during her tenure with Team Detroit. She has ownership in Simple Adventures, an outdoor enthusiast company, where she runs the team building division. She is an owner in Simple Athletics apparel company Where she manages client relations. She is a certified yoga teacher and lover of continuous learning.
Amanda shares her philosophy: "I believe in the power of self reflection without judgement, using the development of a clear lens to guide a journey of constant self-improvement, empowering and believing in other's abilities, and lifting up all people to be authentic and shine with their unique talents and personalities."
Amanda holds a Masters Degree and Teaching Certification from University of Michigan. She is an outdoor enthusiast, certified yoga teacher, and lover of continuous learning.