18 Facts About Amanda Cromwell


Amanda Cromwell was previously the coach at the University of Central Florida from 1999 to 2013, where she won five tournaments and eight regular season championships.


Amanda Cromwell was later head coach of the UCLA Bruins women's soccer team for nine seasons.


From 2002 to 2006, Cromwell served as a member of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, after being appointed by President George W Bush.


Amanda Cromwell was born in Washington, DC, on June 15,1970.


Amanda Cromwell graduated in 1988 from Annandale High School in Annandale, Virginia, where she won a state championship and four district titles.


Amanda Cromwell was a four-time All-Atlantic Coast Conference selection, and three-time All-South Region team selection.


Amanda Cromwell was a two-time NSCAA All-American and a Soccer America MVP, and was voted the team's MVP in 1989.


Between her tenure on the national team, and after she left in 1998, Amanda Cromwell played professionally in the United States and abroad.


In 2010, Amanda Cromwell was inducted into the Virginia-DC Soccer Hall of Fame.


Amanda Cromwell served as an assistant coach at her alma mater from 1992 to 1994, before becoming the head coach of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County Retrievers women's team from 1996 to 1997.


In 1999, Amanda Cromwell became the head coach of the UCF Knights women's soccer program.


Amanda Cromwell led the Knights for 13 seasons, with only 1 losing record, and led the team to 10 Tournament appearances, including five straight through to 2011.


In 2013, Amanda Cromwell became the head coach of the UCLA Bruins women's soccer program.


Amanda Cromwell was named Soccer America's Coach of the Year, the first-such honor for a UCLA women's soccer coach.


On December 7,2021, Amanda Cromwell was announced as head coach of National Women's Soccer League team Orlando Pride, her first head coaching position at a professional club.


In becoming the Pride's third permanent head coach, Amanda Cromwell had to divest her investment stake in 2022 expansion side Angel City FC.


Amanda Cromwell has been an active participant in the Sports Diplomacy Sports Envoy program for the US Department of State.


In so doing, Amanda Cromwell helped contribute to Sports Diplomacy's mission to empower girls and women through sport while promoting youth empowerment.