|Title:||Asst. Men's Soccer Coach|
Eric Ernst is set to begin his 18th season with the Merrimack
men's soccer program, continuing his role as Asst. Men's Soccer
During his tenure at Merrimack, the Warriors have captured four Northeast-10 titles, one ECAC Championship, two Northeast-10 Goalkeepers of the Year and one Northeast-10 Player of the Year award.
His efforts on the coaching staff helped produce arguably the
greatest season in program history in 2012, as the Warriors
finished 15-4-2, earning their first-ever appearance in the NCAA
Tournament while also laying claim to the NE-10 regular season
Ernst joined the Warriors coaching staff after serving as the goalkeeper coach at his alma mater, the University of Rhode Island, where he was a two-year starter in net for the Rams. A native of Cranston, R.I., Ernst graduated with a bachelor of arts in political science and sociology. Ernst also graduated from Richmond College in Florence, Italy, where he studied Italian and economics.
Ernst played high school soccer at Cranston West and was a two-time all-state goalkeeper. He was a three-sport athlete, earning varsity letters in soccer, baseball and wrestling.
Ernst has been employed at AMICA Mutual Insurance Company as a Senior Claims Supervisor in the Boston Regional office since 1994. Ernst and his wife, Carrie, reside in Attleboro, MA, with their daughter, Ashlee.