Director • Career Development
Amari Dryden joined Vanderbilt Athletics in 2022.
Dryden is responsible for preparing student-athletes for life after collegiate sports through career counseling and mentoring, executing career-based events, and coordinating employer and alumni interactions. She is also in charge of Vanderbilt’s summer internship program.
Dryden previously served as a student-athlete engagement intern and career counseling graduate assistant at Ohio State, and worked for EY as an assurance staff member.
Dryden received her undergraduate degree in business administration with a specialization in accounting from Ohio State in 2018.
Dryden wrote a master’s thesis on the college choice, academic, and athletic experiences of Native American student-athletes.
She is originally from Louisville, Kentucky.