Liberty Torch Patrol

Amanda

Day Job: Knicks City Dancer, dance teacher

Years with LTP: This is my 4th season

Performance Background: I love dancing and entertaining the crowds at MSG but I've also danced for artists such as Shakira, Rihanna, Kevin Rudolph and Kat Deluna
 
Family: I have 2 amazing younger brothers, my mom and dad, and a dog named Diva
 
Hometown: Vernon, NJ
 
Favorite Player and Why: All of the Rutgers girls!!! I graduated from Rutgers University; I was on the dance team there, so I've been cheering for players like Cappie, Kia, and Essence for years!!

Signature move to get the crowd pumped: I think a big smile always gets the crowd excited.
 
Most Memorable Moment with the Team: Two seasons ago I was conducting an on court contest and split my pants!! It was my most embarrassing and most memorable! 

Hero: I have too many to list, but Oprah is always my first choice.

Favorite Concessions Item at Pru Center: Pizza with a side of hot sauce. 

Fame or Footloose? Footloose

So You Think You Can Dance or Dancing with the Stars? Dancing with the Stars

Advice for Aspiring LTPs: If you want something bad enough, anything is possible so just continue to work hard and never give up on a dream.