Amanda Scott returns for her third season as the Flames' pitching coach.
A 2001 Fresno State graduate, Scott was a four-time NCAA First Team All-American in the circle from 1997 to 2000. She led the Bulldogs to the 1998 national championship and was named the Women's College World Series Most Valuable Player.
Beyond the scope of her college career, Scott was a member of the U.S. National Team from 1997 to 2000, winning a gold medal at the 1998 World Championships. As a member of the New York Juggernaut pro fastpitch team, Scott earned league MVP honors in 2004 after leading the team to the championship.
From 2005 to 2007, Scott served as the pitching coach at Iowa. While a member of the Hawkeyes staff, Scott coached Britany Weil to consecutive All-Big Ten Honors for her efforts in the circle. She also assisted with recruiting and team travel coordination as well as planning and directing the Iowa Softball Winter Pitching Clinic.
Scott began her coaching career at Michigan State in 2002, where she spent two seasons with the Spartans. She also served as a color commentator for the Big Ten Network during the spring 2008 season.
Amanda continuously stays connected to the young pitching contingent of the Chicagoland area, offering pitching lessons throughout the year.
In November 2008, Scott was inducted into the Fresno Athletic Hall of Fame for her collegiate and professional softball career.