Amanda Malkiewicz  |  Assistant Coach

Amanda Malkiewicz joined the ETSU coaching staff in the Summer of 2016 after serving as the head coach at Concord University in Athens, West Virginia from 2014-15.

In two season as head coach of the Mountain Lions she produced three All-MEC players along with a two-time All-Region honoree. During the 2015 season, she implemented an excellent defensive philosophy that held opponents to one goal or less in 11 games including holding nationally-ranked West Virginia Wesleyan scoreless.

Before becoming head coach at Concord, she served as an assitant from 2012-13. Malkiewicz was an integral part of the 2012 team that compiled an overall record of 16-16-4 while earning a spot in the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament Semifinals.

Prior to coaching the Forked River, New Jersey native played at East Carolina University from 2008-11, appearing in 80 games and totaling 69 career points off of 25 goals and 19 assists. As a forward, Malkiewicz was a three-time All-Conference USA member and ranked second in career assists, third in goals and fourth in points at ECU.

She holds a United States Soccer Federation (USSF) "B" License and has served as the associate coach in training (ACT) for the United State Region I Olympic Development Program since July 2013.

Malkiewicz earned her bachelor's degree in math education from ECU and earned her master's degree in Health and Human Performance from Concord.


Joel Wanyoike  |  Assistant Coach

Joel Wanyoike joined the ETSU coaching staff in 2014 after serving as an assistant coach at Milligan from 2010-13. While at Milligan, Wanyoike also served as the team's goalkeeper coach. Wanyoike holds an NSCAA National Diploma.

During the 2014 season, Wanyoike was apart of a Buccaneer squad that won 15 games, the most in program history. Wanyoike assisted ETSU to their third postseason birth in four years.

While at Milligan, Wanyoike helped lead the Buffaloes to an AAC Championship in 2011 and runner-up finish in 2010. Wanyoike also served as an assistant coach for the Milligan men's soccer team in 2009, helping guide the Buffs to an AAC championship title.

A native of Nairobi, Kenya, Wanyoike graduated from Milligan in 2006 with a degree in computer information systems.

Wanyoike enjoyed a successful playing career at Milligan, helping lead the Buffs to an AAC title, Region XII Championship, and National Sweet 16 appearance in 2006. As a freshman in 2003, Wanyoike recorded the most shutouts as a freshman starting goalkeeper in program history, earning a spot on the AAC All-Conference Third Team.


Joanne Spalding  |  Assistant Coach

Joanne Spalding joined the ETSU coaching staff in 2014 after serving as an assistant coach at Averett University in Danville, Va., from 2008-13.

In her first season at ETSU, Spalding helped the Bucs to a 15-6 overall record including a 9-2 record in conference play. The 15 wins was the most in program history. Spalding assisted the Bucs offense that led the NCAA in scoring, goals and assists.

As an assistant at Averett, Spalding helped lead the Cougars to four consecutive seasons of 12 or more victories (2010-13). In 2010, Averett won a program-best 13 matches en route to advancing to the program's first ever USA South Conference Tournament championship game appearance. The Cougars bested that win total just one year later, posting a 14-3-1 mark, advancing to the conference semifinals. In 2012, Spalding was an integral part of Averett's first ever USA South Conference title, helping guide the Cougars to their first ever NCAA Tournament appearance.

A native of Erskine, Scotland, Spalding graduated with honors from Northeastern State University (Okla.) in 2008 with a degree in health and human performance, and a minor in psychology. Spalding earned her master of business degree from Averett in 2010.

Spalding enjoyed a successful playing career while at NSU, starting all four years, in addition to serving as team captain for two seasons. Prior to attending NSU, Spalding attended the National Women's Football Academy in Durham, England.