Amanda Werner grew up in Newburyport, Massachusetts, where she started her synchronized skating career with the Ice Liners. Amanda then skated for the Ice Mates out of Lexington for one year where she helped her team to a Novice National Championship in 2002. She then skated on the Colonial Junior Line for three years where she competed both nationally and internationally. Amanda then skated for Miami University’s Senior Varsity Synchronized Skating Team for three years, winning a National Championship in 2006, and was a member of the first U.S. team to ever podium at the World Championships in 2007 with a silver medal.
She graduated from Miami University in May 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in Business Marketing.
Amanda joined the Colonial coaching staff in May 2009.
Here are a few of Amanda’s team and individual accomplishments:
2008 World Synchronized Skating Championships Competitors
2007 World Synchronized Skating Championships, Silver Medalists (the first and only American team to medal at Worlds)
2007 World University Games, 4th Place
2007 SKATING Magazine Readers’ Choice Award
2006 World Synchronized Skating Championships Competitors
2006 U.S. Synchronized Skating Champions
The Ambassador’s Award for Sports Diplomacy (2008)
Team Spirit Award voted by peers and coaches (2006-2007)