Amanda Belichick served as assistant coach of the Minutewomen after joining the program prior to the 2010 season. Belichick primarily worked with UMass' midfielders and was responsible for daily operations, scouting, recruiting, and team travel.
"Amanda is a perfect fit for what UMass lacrosse embodies as she is an extremely hard worker and very passionate about the program," said head coach Alexis Venechanos. "She brings a unique coaching and playing background which will compliment the rest of the coaching staff. Serving as a high school head coach and her involvement on the high school club scene, she an invaluable addition to the program. We are delighted to have her at UMass."
She joined UMass after serving as head lacrosse coach at Choate Rosemary Hall for the past two years. Along with her coaching responsibilities, she worked in the admissions office of Choate and was the Girls Athletic Liason. Belichick, the daughter of New England Patriots Head Coach Bill Belichick, also served as an assistant coach for the varsity soccer team and the junior varsity ice hockey team.
A native of Weston, Mass., Belichick has worked several lacrosse camps throughout the country including Amonte Sports Camp and The Lacrosse School. At the club level, she served as coach of the Nor'Easter Lacrosse Team and Revolution Lacrosse.
A 2007 graduate of Wesleyan University, Belichick was a co-captain for the Cardinals as a senior. During her junior year of 2006, she became just the second player in program history to scoring over 50 points in a season (33g, 19a) as an attack.
Last updated on July 27, 2010