Former College of Charleston standout Amanda Timmers enters her third season as the Indiana Director of Volleyball Operations. She has many responsibilities, some of which include: team travel, tape exchange, coordinating alumni functions and newsletters, film breakdown and the organization of community service projects, home tournaments, summer camps and Hoosier Hitter clinics. Timmers also serves as a the volleyball liaison throughout athletics in addition to her daily duties regarding student-athlete development.
Timmers has coached the Hoosierland Club 13's travel team the past two years. Her 2008-09 squad qualified for the Junior Olympics in Miami, Fla.
Timmers, a 2007 graduate of the College of Charleston with a degree in Physical Education and Health with a concentration in Teacher Education, spent two seasons playing for Coach Dunbar with the Cougars after transferring from the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. While at the College of Charleston, Timmers was a three-time Southern Conference Player of the Week, a two-time second team All-Southern Conference honoree as well as the Most Valuable Player of the 2004 Southern Conference Tournament. A member of the Horizon League all-newcomer team in 2002 and the all-tournament team in 2003, Timmers brings a wealth of volleyball knowledge and experience to the IU program.
A trainer at Sports Acceleration of the Fox Valley, LLC, from June 2004 to May 2007, Timmers taught middle and high school volleyball players volleyball skills and implemented a plyometric/weight training program for them. She has also been a volleyball summer camp coach for a number of years and participated in a clinical internship, student-teaching grades K-5 at Ashley River Creative Arts Elementary School in Charleston.
Timmers is currently pursuing a master's degree from Indiana University, majoring in Health Promotion.