Amanda Brungs is in her third year as the director of volleyball operations for the Gamecocks.
Prior to joining the Carolina staff, Brungs spent five years working for the American Volleyball Coaches Association in Lexington, Ky., where she was promoted twice. She managed many different events and aspects at the association, organizing the awards program for all levels and helping with the planning of the annual convention. She also coordinated television production and live elements of the Under Armour All-America Volleyball Match and Skills Competition. Brungs also helped with membership recruitment and retention, spearheading and managing the group's Coaches 4 Coaches Scholarship program.
While working at the AVCA, Brungs also served as a coach at the middle-school and club level, helping the Lexington (Ky.) United Volleyball Club and guiding the Jessie Clark Middle School team this past fall. Brungs also volunteered at Big Brothers/Big Sisters of the Bluegrass, mentoring youth at local elementary schools.
A graduate of Georgetown College, Brungs holds a bachelor's degree in business marketing. She is engaged to Kyle Brown.