Amanda Gilpin comes to Arkansas after spending the last four seasons at UTSA as the Director of Football Operations.
With the Roadrunners, she assisted the coaching staff with day-to-day operations of the program, coordinated team travel, assisted with summer camps and organized community service projects.
Prior to UTSA, she was at Tennessee, where she spent seven years working with the Volunteers’ football program. She was the offensive coaching staff’s assistant for one year before she was promoted to the assistant for the offensive/defensive staff and the assistant to head coach Butch Jones.
The Hattiesburg, Miss., native started in college athletics as a student assistant for Ole Miss’ then-head coach David Cutcliffe before being promoted to a full-time recruiting assistant in 2005 under Ed Orgeron. Gilpin remained in that role under Houston Nutt for the Rebels through the 2009 season.
Gilpin has been a part of five bowl teams during her career: 2009 Cotton Bowl, 2009 Chick-fil-A Bowl, 2010 Music City Bowl, 2015 Taxslayer Bowl and 2016 Gildan New Mexico Bowl.