Amanda is a professor of Exercise Science and Sports Leadership. She is also president of the NICU nonprofit, Mighty Miracles Foundation. Amanda is the wife to TJ and mother to two little boys, Kaden and Kaleb. Kaden is a sports crazy, baseball-obsessed, kind-hearted, and independent five year old. Kaleb, came into this world showing he was going to do his own thing by coming at only 28 weeks resulting in an extended NICU stay. Along with being a preemie, Kaleb has Down syndrome and cerebral palsy. Kaden teaches the Dickinsons many life lessons as he continues to grow and enter new stages in life. Not to be outdone Kaleb is determined to show life from a different perspective.