Asst. Coach Amanda Reckamp
Assistant Coach Amanda Reckamp
Amanda Reckamp joined the Grinnell College women’s basketball program an assistant coach this season.
Reckamp, who will begin her second season as the Pioneers’ softball coach this spring, has also served as an assistant volleyball coach at Grinnell.
Prior to coming to Grinnell, Reckamp served as assistant softball coach at Westminster College in Fulton, Mo. She was also assistant women’s basketball coach at the school during the 2007-08 campaign and assistant sports information director from 2004-2007.
She graduated from Westminster in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in secondary education with a concentration in business and minor in entrepreneurial studies. In 2009, Reckamp earned her master’s degree in athletic administration and activities from William Woods University in Fulton.
Reckamp enjoyed a successful career as a catcher for Westminster that included Academic All-American recognition from CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America). She set school records for RBIs in a game (six) and season (31), home runs in a season (nine) and most putouts in a season (217) and career (402). Reckamp served as team captain from 2005-2007, twice earned all-conference honors and once was named all-region.
As a senior, she led her team in batting average (.393), hits (44), doubles (nine), home runs (nine) and putouts (217). She was named the school’s Co-Female Athlete of the Year in 2007.
During her time at William Woods, Reckamp served as area coordinator of residential life.