Amari Dryden -  - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Amari Dryden

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.