|Born||April 13, 1983|
|Alma mater||Hofstra (BBM)|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|2006–2007||VCU (graduate assistant)|
|2011–2013||Old Dominion (assistant)|
|2013–2015||Michigan State (assistant)|
|2015–2019||Michigan State (associate HC)|
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
Amaka Agugua-Hamilton was introduced as the head coach of the Missouri State Lady Bears basketball program on April 17, 2019. Agugua-Hamilton replaced Kellie Harper who left to become the head coach of her alma mater, the Tennessee Lady Vols. Agugua-Hamilton became the first African- American female head coach for any sport at Missouri State.
During her inaugural season with the Lady Bears Agugua-Hamilton lead the team to a 26–4 record including a 16–2 mark in the Missouri Valley Conference. The Lady Bears finished the 2019–2020 season ranked 19th in the USA Today Coaches Poll and 23rd by the AP and 8th in the RPI.
The 26 wins by Agugua-Hamilton set the Missouri Valley Conference record for wins by a first year women's basketball coach. Agugua-Hamilton is also the first coach to win an outright MVC title during her rookie campaign. At the conclusion of the 2020 season Agugua-Hamilton was named the Missouri Valley Conference Coach of the Year. The Women's Basketball Coaches Association also named Agugua-Hamilton the Spalding Maggie Dixon Rookie Coach of the Year.
Head coaching record
|Missouri State Lady Bears (Missouri Valley Conference) (2019–present)|
|2019–20||Missouri State||26–4||16–2||1st||Postseason not held due to COVID-19|
|Missouri State:||26–4 (.867)||16–2 (.889)|
Postseason invitational champion
- Schiffer, Alex (April 17, 2019). "Missouri State makes historic hire of Amaka Agugua-Hamilton as women's basketball coach". The Kansas City Star. Retrieved September 28, 2019.
- "Amaka Agugua-Hamilton". Missouri State Bears. April 5, 2020.
- "Women's Basketball Coaches Poll". USA Today. March 16, 2020.
- "Women's College Basketball Rankings - Postseason". ESPN. April 5, 2020.
- "MVC Women's Basketball: A Historic Year In Review (2019-20)". Missouri Valley Conference. April 5, 2020.
- "AMAKA AGUGUA-HAMILTON NAMED 2020 SPALDING MAGGIE DIXON NCAA DIVISION I ROOKIE COACH OF THE YEAR". Women's Basketball Coaches Association. March 31, 2020.
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