Coaching Staff

Amanda Bailey

Head Coach

  • Begins fifth season as Head Coach
  • 2005 graduate of UW-Stevens Point
  • 2007 Masters degree from UW-Stevens Point in General Education
  • During the 2015 campaign the Norse posted a record of 23-6, captured the Iowa Conference Tournament title and advanced to the second round of the NCAA III National Tournament
  • She has coached five players who have earned six all-conference honors and one that was named the league's MVP and Defensive Player of the Year
  • Prior to being named head coach she was Luther's top assistant for three years
  • While playing for Stevens Point she was a two-time WBCA Kodak All-American
  • 2005 NCAA III National Player of the Year
  • Three-times named first-team all-conference and twice was named WIAC Player of the Year
  • Completed her career as the Pointers all-time leading scorer with 1,801 points
  • Helped lead the Pointers to a record of 101-19 during her career and the 2002 NCAA III national championship and a fourth place finish in the national tournament in 2004
  • As a member of the Pointers track and field team, she was a four-time All-American in the shot put and once in the discus

David Foley

Assistant Coach

  • Begins fourth season as assistant coach
  • Joined Norse program after serving as a graduate assistant men's basketball coach at Central Michigan University from 2010-12
  • 2009 graduate of Hendrix College, Conway, Arkansas
  • 2012 Masters of Arts in Sport Administration Central Michigan University
  • Has worked numerous summer basketball camps in Dallas, Texas area from 2005-10 and while at Central Michigan University
  • Played both basketball and baseball at Hendrix College earning all-league recognition in both sports

Alex Smith

Assistant Coach - Junior Varsity

  • 2003 graduate of Luther College
  • Masters of Sports Science, United States Sports Academy
  • Luther Admissions Counselor
  • Begins second season as assistant coach
  • Former Head Baseball Coach at Luther (2011-14)
  • Varsity high school baseball coach (2009-12)
  • Assistant high school basketball coach (2000-06)
  • Three-year letter winner as a member of the Norse baseball team