A member of the TCU soccer program since 1989, Blake Amos is in his eighth year as a Horned Frog coach. The 30-year-old Amos was promoted to the position of associate head coach in May of 2001.
He gained valuable experience competing with the Austin (Texas) Capitals club team from 1986 to 1989, where he was under the tutelage of current U-20 U.S. National Team Coach Wolfgang Suhnholz. Amos also earned four varsity letters at David Crockett High School in Austin.
Amos began his collegiate career at TCU in 1989 as a midfielder for the Horned Frogs. A four-year starter, Amos was a member of the 1990 squad that was one just one win away from reaching the NCAA Tournament and set a school record for wins in a season. A true leader, he was named a team co-captain his senior year.
While playing at TCU, the Austin native accumulated three goals and one assist. In his four seasons, the Frogs registered an overall record of 21-51-4.
Amos joined the TCU soccer coaching staff in 1994 after graduating from the university with a sports and recreation degree in 1993. In 1995, he also received his master's degree in movement science from TCU.
A USSF "A" licensed coach, Amos also has been involved with the Olympic Development program in North Texas and has taught numerous Texas state licensing courses. He and his wife Sonia, also from Austin, reside in Fort Worth. In May of 2001 the couple had their first child, a son named Kian.