Executive Director of Athletics
Amanda V. DeMartino was named the Director of Athletics at Raritan Valley Community College (RVCC) in July of 2011. In her time at RVCC, DeMartino was responsible for increasing student-athlete participation, implementing departmental procedures, expanding intercollegiate and recreational program offerings, building a comprehensive student-athlete academic support system and developing a strategic plan for athletics that includes major improvements in facilities as well as an increased emphasis on fundraising and marketing.
She has overseen Athletic Department staffing expansions that include the addition of several sports as well as adding an Athletics & Eligibility Coordinator and an Aquatics & Athletics Facility Coordinator to assist with the growth of both intercollegiate athletics and recreational opportunities for the student-body.
DeMartino served as the President of the Garden State Athletic Conference and was a member of the Region XIX Executive Committee, the Standard and Ethics Committee and has chaired Region XIX Championship Events, Volleyball, Tennis and Awards Committees.
Prior to taking the helm as Director of Athletics at RVCC, DeMartino was named Director of Athletics at Northwood University in the Fall of 2009. At Northwood, she upgraded and expanded departmental procedures and programs, presided over a staff that included several former professional athletes and a Hall of Fame Coach and introduced Cheerleading and both Men’s and Women’s Cross Country.
Joining Northwood University Women’s Basketball staff in 2006, Amanda DeMartino was an integral component in the launch of the University’s first ever basketball program. After spending two seasons as Northwood University’s Women’s Basketball Assistant Coach, she was named the second Women’s Basketball Coach in program history in May 2008.
In her inaugural campaign, without a senior on the team, DeMartino guided the Lady Seahawks to a 25-5 record and their third consecutive The Sun Conference regular season title. Adding several nationally ranked programs to the 2009-2010 schedule, DeMartino again led the Lady Seahawks (22-9) to a regular season Sun Conference title and a 13-1 conference record.
Prior to Northwood, Coach DeMartino was a four-year starter at point guard were she helped guide Brandeis University to its most successful four-year span in program history, leading the Judges to their first ever ECAC Division III New England titles in 2004 and 2005 and the program’s first NCAA Tournament appearance in 2006. As a three-time All-University Athletic Association honoree, DeMartino was co-captain on the 2005-06 squad that finished with a 20-5 record and was ranked #2 among NCAA Division III programs in the nation by USA Today, ESPN and DIIIhoops.com. DeMartino also earned the Morris Sepinuk Award, annually presented to a senior student-athlete who not only displays outstanding sportsmanship but also makes a significant contribution to the athletic program and to campus life at Brandeis University.
DeMartino graduated from Brandeis University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a double minor in Philosophy and Business. In 2010, she received her Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership from Gonzaga University.