Amanda Cuiffo joined the Wheelock College Athletics staff in April of 2013. Cuiffo oversees athletics enrollment, compliance, men’s lacrosse, men’s basketball, men’s volleyball and sports medicine. She is responsible for NCAA reporting and serves as the liaison to the office of admissions and the office of financial aid. Cuiffo serves on the College’s Enrollment Management Task Force and oversees the athletics work study program.
Prior to her arrival on the Riverway campus, Cuiffo spent nearly seven years at Norwich University in Northfield, VT, where she began her tenure as the Assistant Director of Athletics, before assuming the post as Associate Director of Athletics and Senior Woman Administrator. While with the Cadets, she oversaw nine athletic programs, also serving as the department's Assistant Director of Compliance. Cuiffo supervised event management, coordinated the CHAMPS/Life Skills Program and advised the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
Cuiffo was also the Head Women's Volleyball Coach at Norwich. She was the architect of the program and led the Cadets to a 94-71 record since its inception in 2006. Cuiffo directed the Maroon and Gold to six consecutive winning seasons, five Great Northeast Athletic Conference postseason tournament berths and an Eastern College Athletic Conference tournament appearance in 2009. She served on the American Volleyball Coaches Association Head Coaches Committee and the NCAA Division III Women's Volleyball Regional Advisory Committee.
Prior to arriving at Norwich, Cuiffo was the Head Women's Tennis Coach at Brandeis University and the Assistant Volleyball Coach at Bentley College. Cuiffo also assisted the volleyball team at Smith College as well as the tennis and squash teams at Amherst College, while completing her graduate work at Smith.
Cuiffo graduated magna cum laude from Colby College in 2002 with a degree in international studies. While at Colby, Cuiffo captained the volleyball team during both her junior and senior years and was a four-time team Most Valuable Player. She was named All-New England Rookie of the Year in 1998, and was twice selected to the All-New England Small College Athletic Conference Second Team. Cuiffo also competed for two years on Colby’s tennis team, captaining the squad her senior year. Cuiffo went on to graduate magna cum laude from Smith College, earning a M.S. in exercise and sport studies.