Amanda Evans begins her tenure as the head women’s soccer coach at Mary Baldwin University in the fall of 2018.
Evans comes to Staunton from Compton College in Compton, California where she has coached since 2015. With innovation and enthusiasm, Evans led Compton to the best record in the school’s history.
Prior to Compton College, Evans coached NCAA Division III soccer at Northland College in Ashland, Wisconsin. There Evans brought the team from the bottom of the conference to the first round of the playoffs in three seasons.
In 2009, Evans started the women’s program at Salt Lake Community College in Salt Lake City, Utah. Within two seasons, the team was 15-4-0 and was ranked 11th out of 60 teams in the west in the National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association. Always making academics a priority, the team posted the highest GPA in the department.
The Wisconsin native holds a premier diploma from United Soccer Coaches (formerly NSCAA). She played at Hawaii Pacific University and had semi-pro training in Utah. She earned a master of science in special education at Western Governors University, and a bachelor’s in exercise and sports science and teaching physical education at the University of Utah.
Evans joins the MBU family along with her husband, 7 year old daughter, 4 year old son, and 1.5 year old daughter, and their labradoodle.