Paul Amakihe
Paul Amakihe
  • Title:
    Outside Linebackers
  • Phone:
    412-268 9201
  • Email:
  • Previous College:
    William and Mary, '16
  • Bachelor's Degree:
  • Graduate School:
    McDaniel, '20
  • Master's Degree:


Paul Amakihe will enter his first season on the Carnegie Mellon staff in 2022 and will be coaching the outside linebackers.

Amakihe comes to Carnegie Mellon from Wilkes University where he was the defensive run game coordinator and linebackers coach. In his one-year stint for the Colonels, Amakihe coached two All-Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) linebackers.

Prior to Wilkes, he was at McDaniel College from 2018-21 where he coached the linebackers while assisting as the strength and conditioning and film and technology coordinator. Amakihe also spent a year on staff at SUNY Cortland where he coached the tight ends.

Amakihe is a 2016 graduate of William and Mary University, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in kinesiology. While at William and Mary, he played two seasons for the Tribe as a linebacker and defensive end. The Manalapan, New Jersey, native then earned his master’s degree from McDaniel in 2020 in kinesiology.