Amanda began her gymnastics career at the age of 13 and trained through Level 10 as a USAG gymnast with Marcie at Quest Gymnastics.

During her training, Amanda also coached preschool gymnastics, eventually working up to instructor of everything through Optionals. She is a USAG member and safety certified.

Prior to her gymnastics career, Amanda was a high level USSA competitive swimmer for five years. The strength gained in this sport came in handy for gymnastics.

Amanda graduated from Denver Christian High School in 2004 and currently works for American National Insurance as a fully licensed CSR.

In her spare time, Amanda enjoys cars, traveling, and “goofing around in the gym”. She began coaching for Castle Rock School of Gymnastics in February of 2008.