Amanda DeVolk came to Knoxville after a highly successful career playing for national powerhouse Rutgers. Coach DeVolk played in 59 career games for the Scarlett Knights, highlighted by goals and assists against the likes of Ohio State, Purdue, and Texas A&M. In the 2014 NCAA Tournament, she scored against LaSalle in the opening round game.
Coach DeVolk was a star multi-sport athlete in high school. She was one of the leading goal scorers in the state of Texas in 2010, her district’s offensive player of the year, and she also won district gold medals in pole vault, 1600 meter, and 3200 meter track events. As a club player, she won a US Club regional championship with the nationally prestigious Dallas Sting.
Coach DeVolk spent her college career working at youth soccer camps and eventually coached U10 girls at one of America’s top soccer clubs: Premier Development Academy of New Jersey. At FC Alliance, she's had successful coaching stints with the 07 Girls Black, 06 Girls Black and 01 Girls TSL2. She has coached teams to championships in the top brackets of both the CESA and NASA-Tophat tournaments.
She is currently working on her Ph.D. in Genetics at the University of Tennessee.