Amanda Kulik joined the Harvard women's swimming and diving coaching staff as an assistant coach in November 2013. Kulik comes to Harvard after previously coaching at Smith College.
The 2015-16 season was highlighted by the Crimson winning the 12th Ivy League title in program history. Under the guidance of Kulik, the Crimson secured 14 All-Ivy honors, including seven first team accolades.
Kulik's second season saw the Crimson go 6-0-1 against the Ancient Eight, before finishing as the runner-up at the Ivy League Championships. In addition to helping coach the Crimson to success in the pool, six of Kulik's student-athletes were recognized as CSCAA All-Academic Team members, while the entire squad was named a Scholar All-American Team.
In her first year in Cambridge, Kulik helped the Crimson to a 6-1 overall record and an Ivy League Championship.
Prior to her time at Harvard, Kulik had been an assistant coach for the Pioneers since 2011, after serving as the water polo, swimming and tennis coach at Eaglebrook School in Deerfield, Mass. While swimming for Trinity College, where she earned a bachelor's degree in Spanish, Kulik was a member of the NESCAC All-Academic Team and remains in the top-10 fastest times for the Bantams in the 50-, 100- and 200-backstroke. During her time spent coaching at Smith, Kulik earned master's degree in exercise and sport studies in 2013.