Amanda Vance is in her second season an assistant coach for the Lady Bulldog basketball program.
No stranger to Union College, Vance is a former Lady Bulldog, suiting up from 1999-2003. She recorded a 1,287 career points (currently ranked eighth in program history) as well as 456 career rebounds (currently ninth in program history). She had a breakout season during her senior campaign, scoring 564 points for a 16.0 point-per-game average in helping Union to the 2003 Appalachian Athletic Conference Tournament championship and the program's first-ever NAIA Division II National Championship Tournament appearance.
After graduating from Union in 2004, Vance spent five years in Florida before returning home to Harlan, Ky., where she was a teacher's aide at Harlan High School and was an assistant coach for the 5th- and 6th-grade basketball team in 2009. The team went undefeated and won the Harlan County Championship. Vance was also an assistant coach for the Harlan High School girls' team from 2009-11 as it won the All 'A' Tournament twice and the district championship once.
In 2010, she served as the head volleyball coach, leading the team to an All 'A' championship.
Vance resides in Barbourville.