|Born||April 13, 1983|
|Alma mater||Hofstra University (BBM)|
Virginia Commonwealth University (MA)
|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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