Amanda Taylor Mayer
Amanda began swimming competitively when she was 10 years old. She
grew up in Miller, SD and swam for their summer swim club for 9
summers. During her senior season Amanda was also an assistant
coach and was the recipient of many nominated summer team awards.
After graduating from Miller High School she attended Cottey
College in Missouri and participated in a student led swim club.
Upon graduating from Cottey she attended Northern State University
in Aberdeen and swam for the Wolves. During her time at Northern,
Amanda served as a team captain for her sophomore and junior
seasons. During her senior year she was a volunteer student coach
for the Wolves. Amanda returned to Miller for the 6 summers as the
Head Coach for MSC while attending college. In her 6 years with the
Miller Swim Club, Amanda helped to grow the team to over 50
swimmers and helped to raise awareness of the sport. In the
winter of 2012, Amanda began working and teaching swim lessons at
the Aberdeen Ymca, where she still teaches group and private lesson
to many swimmers. Amanda began coaching for the Stingrays in the
summer of 2017 and has enjoyed coaching all age groups. She has a
true passion for the sport of swimming and a love for helping the
swimmers develop as athletes and as people.