Amanda is a graduate of Johnsburg High School where she played Varsity for 3 years. She set the school record for most victories and strikeouts. Behind her arm, Johnsburg HS won back to back Regional Championships in 2007 and 2008. She was named All Conference and Northwest Herald All-Area team in 2007, ’08 and ’09 while being selected on the All-state team in 2009.
Amanda then received a full scholarship to the University of Dayton as a Pitcher, where she played two years earning Player of the Week and holds the school record in saves before finishing off her collegiate career at Western Illinois University. She graduated with a Bachelors in Sports and Health Management and has been giving lessons, coaching, and giving group pitching classes for the past 8 years.