Amanda is a 2003 graduate of Elon University and has a Bachelor's degree in Psychology with a concentration in Childhood Development. She spent 4 years on the Elon University Dance Team and was Captain from 1999-2003. She was also named the team's MVP her Junior and Senior years along with one other student athlete from each Elon University sport. While at Elon, Amanda spent a year as an Arena Football Cheerleader and began her coaching career with local middle schools and high schools.
Amanda has coached cheer and dance on the scholastic, all-star, and college levels for the past 11 years, including serving as the Head Coach at Elon University from 2005-2007. She has experience serving as a guest cheer and dance choreographer for school, allstar and studio programs up and down the East Coast and continues to work with local high school and all star cheer and dance teams here in NC. Amanda is a former National Director for Cheer Ltd. and continues to judge for several of the industries top cheer and dance competition companies.
Growing up in Northern Virginia, Amanda received extensive training in competitive jazz, tap, ballet, and contemporary and was named a 3 time high school All- American and 2 time collegiate All- American. In 1999 she took advantage of her All-American status and performed at the Hula Bowl in Maui, HI.
Now living in Raleigh with her husband, Grant, Amanda works as an ABA Therapist for children with Autism and serves as the Head Coach for the NC State Dance Team. She could not be more proud to be a part of a wonderful coaching staff and lead an incredibly talented group of young women!!
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