Student Advocate/Academic Advisor
AA Health & Leisure, Hagerstown Community College, Maryland, 2010
BA Sport Management '12 - Clarion University, Pennsylvania, 2012
MS Organization, Development & Leadership, Shippensburg University, Pennsylvania, 2015
Miranda started at DACC as Assistant Coach for the Women’s Basketball team in August 2015. She was also a staff member in the DACC Fitness Center and an instructor for Business Computer Systems. She became Head Coach for Women’s Basketball in July 2016, when she also joined the Academic Advisement and Counseling Office as a Student Advocate/Academic Advisor.
Miranda is the daughter of Woody and Karen Payne, and the youngest of five kids. She is usually singing, humming or whistling throughout the day, and she loves to travel.
Her advice to students is, “Be PROACTIVE! Don’t sit back and wait (too late) for something to happen. YOU make it happen.”