Amanda Burke

Birthdate: May 24, 1987
Hometown: Southampton, Pa.
Current Residence: State College, Pa.
Education: Rider University (2010)
Degree: Communications
Club: Unattached
Coach: Dennis Ceppa
National Team: 2012, 2013, 2014


The daughter of Karen and Richard Burke, Amanda has a younger sister, Allison. Amanda started diving in 1993 and her favorite dive is 5152B. Her favorite diver is Thomas Finchum. Amanda trained at the USA Diving National Training Center for a year after finishing her collegiate career at Rider University and now trains in State College, Pa., where her college coach, Dennis Ceppa, is now the coach at Penn State. She was the 2010 ECAC champion on 3-meter and was a three-time Rider Female Athlete of the Year. Amanda never competed at the junior level and didn’t start diving 3-meter until 2006. She enjoys music, lifting, shopping and being with friends.