Emily Hampsten
Hometown: Plainwell, MI
Previous College: DePaul University '15
Position: Co-Spirit Coordinator, Co-Dance Team Head Coach

Emily joined the AU Eagles in September of 2018 as the Co-Spirit Coordinator and Co-Dance Team Head Coach. She is responsible for coordinating fundraising efforts, scheduling, managing appearances and tryouts, and coordination of equipment and gear for the AU Spirit Program. Along with these responsibilities she is the liaison between the AU Spirit Program and Athletics Department. As the Co-Dance Team Head Coach she specifically runs and manages practices for the AU Dance Team, game appearances, and their Nationals competition in Daytona Beach, FL. Also, this includes choreographing halftime routines for men’s and women’s home basketball games.

Before becoming the Co-Spirit Coordinator and Co-Dance Team Head Coach she volunteered with the AU Dance Team from 2015 to 2018. Prior to Emily's time on the campus of American University she was the Head Coach of the DePaul University Dance Team in 2014-15.

She not only coached at DePaul University, but she was a student-athlete there from 2008 to 2012 as a member of the Dance Team and captain her senior year, graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Communications Studies.

Emily currently resides in Washington, DC.


Updated: September 11, 2018