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Director of Player Development


Amanda Mills became the director of player development for North Carolina A&T women’s basketball under head coach Tarrell Robinson in 2018. Mills will be responsible for preparing the Aggies women’s basketball players for premium athletic performance while also putting programs in place to reduce injury and promote top physical fitness. She will also be vital in the Aggies offseason conditioning. 

Mills spent four years at Occidental College as an assistant women’s basketball coach and a strength and conditioning coach at the NCAA Division III institution. At Occidental, she designed and implemented strength and conditioning programs for men’s basketball, women’s basketball, women’s soccer, baseball and softball. Mills has also worked as an assistant girls basketball coach. 

She began her career in player development as a sports conditioning intern at Presbyterian College where she supervised strength workouts for volleyball, men’s basketball, women’s basketball and football under the guidance of the head strength and conditioning coach. 

A three-year captain for the Presbyterian College Blue Hose, Mills earned All-Big South academic honors three times. She led the team in scoring in 2008 at 11.8 points per game while also leading the team in free throw shooting (.857). She transferred to the Blue Hose from San Diego Mesa College where she averaged 18.0 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists to earn first-team All-Pacific Coast Conference honors as a freshman. 

Mills had a 4.0 at San Diego Mesa College where she graduated with an associate degree in transfer studies. She has a B.S., degree in biology and a B.A., degree in history from Presbyterian College. 





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