Amanda Frier, one of two women's track & field national qualifiers in program history, is in her second season as an assistant cross country and track & field coach at Wisconsin Lutheran College.
Frier returned to her alma mater after participating in track & field for the Warriors from 2011-2016. She re-wrote the record books at WLC, breaking program records in the 55m hurdles, 60m hurdles, 100m hurdles, 400m hurdles, and 400m. She also holds the NACC record in the 400m hurdles with a time of 1:00.52. A three-time conference champion in the 400m hurdles, Frier qualified for the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships in the same event her senior year, becoming just the second student-athlete from WLC to reach nationals in program history. A four-time NACC Scholar-Athlete, Frier earned USTFCCCA All-Region honors as a senior.
During her prep career at Oostburg High School, Frier was a two-year letterwinner and WIAA state qualifier her senior year in the 100m hurdles and 300m hurdles. Frier holds school records in the 100m hurdles with a time of 15.50 and 300m hurdles with a time of 47.33. She was also a two-time Central Lakeshore Conference champion in the 300m hurdles.
Frier graduated from Wisconsin Lutheran in May 2016 with a degree in choral and general wide range music education. She is in her second year as a music teacher at Lowell Elementary School in Waukesha. She and her husband, Kyle, reside in Milwaukee.