|Title:||Director of Athletics|
|Phone:||908-526-1200 ext. 8322|
Amanda V. DeMartino was named the Director of Athletics at Raritan Valley Community College in July of 2011. In her time at RVCC DeMartino has been responsible for increasing student-athlete participation, implementing departmental procedures, expanding intercollegiate and recreational program offerings, building a comprehensive student-athlete academic support system, and upgrading athletic facilities. She has overseen Athletic Department staffing expansions that include the addition of an Athletics & Eligibility Coordinator as well as an Aquatics & Athletics Facility Coordinator to assist with the growth of both intercollegiate athletics and recreational opportunities for the student-body.
DeMartino also serves as the President of the Garden State Athletic Conference. She is a member of the Region XIX Executive Committee, the Standard and Ethics Committee and is presently the Region XIX Volleyball Chair with past duties serving as the Region XIX Tennis Chair. Additionally, DeMartino teaches The First-Year Experience at RVCC, a course designed to assist first-year college students with their transition to higher education.
Prior to taking the helm as Director of Athletics at RVCC, DeMartino was named Director of Athletics at Northwood University in the Fall of 2009. At Northwood she began upgrading and expanding departmental procedures and programs, presided over a staff that included several former professional athletes and a Hall of Fame Coach and introduced Cheerleading and both Men's and Women's Cross Country for the 2010-2011 academic year.
Joining Northwood University Women's Basketball staff in 2006, Amanda DeMartino was an integral component in the launch of the University's first ever basketball program. After spending two seasons as Northwood University's Women's Basketball Assistant Coach she was named the second women's basketball coach in program history on May 15, 2008.
In her inaugural campaign, without a senior on the team DeMartino guided the Lady Seahawks to a 25-5 record and their third consecutive The Sun Conference regular season title. Adding several nationally ranked programs to the 2009-2010 schedule, DeMartino again led the Lady Seahawks (22-9) to a regular season Sun Conference title and a 13-1 conference record.
Prior to Northwood, Coach DeMartino was a four-year starter at point guard were she helped guide Brandeis University to its most successful four-year span in program history, leading the Judges to back-to-back ECAC Division III New England titles in 2004 and 2005 and the program's first NCAA Tournament appearance in 2005-06. As a three-time All-University Athletic Association honoree, DeMartino was co-captain on the 2005-06 squad that finished with a 20-5 record and was ranked #2 among NCAA Division III programs in the nation by USA Today, ESPN and DIIIhoops.com.
DeMartino graduated from Brandeis University in 2006 with a BA in Economics and a double minor in Philosophy and Business. In 2010 she received her MA in Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga University.