Erin Eaton
Erin Eaton
Title: Assistant Coach
Phone: 202-319-4951
Email: [email protected]
Alma Mater: Elmira '05

Eaton enters her first year as an assistant coach at Catholic University. She joins the staff after serving as an assistant coach at Baldwin Wallace for the 2017-18 season. While there, the Yellow Jackets finished 12th nationally in the 2017-18 NCAA Division III WBCA Academic Top 25 Honor Roll. The team posted a 3.621 GPA. Eaton coached two All-OAC performers and eight Academic All-OCAC selections. 

Prior to her time as a Yellow Jacket, Eaton served as the head women’s basketball coach and the Assistant Athletic Director/Senior Woman Administrator at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg for seven years. While at Pitt-Greensburg, the Bobcats made five consecutive AMCC playoff appearances from 2011-2016, with a trip to the 2015 AMCC Championship. Eaton recruited and developed the program’s all-time leader in 3-pointers and the first Bobcat to score 1,000 points and dish out 400 assists. She also developed 12 All-AMCC selections.

Eaton also spent two seasons as the assistant women’s basketball coach at NCAA Division II Pitt-Johnstown. She mentored four All-WVIAC performers, two WVIAC All-Freshman Team honorees, and two All-WVIAC Tournament Team selections. In addition to her responsibilities as a basketball coach, Eaton also served as the schools head cross country coach where she recruited the program’s first All-WVIAC performer in school history.

From 2005-08, Eaton was the assistant women’s basketball coach at Bethany College (WV). During her time with the program, she coached 10 All- PAC Conference players, two ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District II selections, one Great Lakes All-Region honoree and a finalist for the V Foundation Comeback Award.

Eaton graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Childhood Education from Elmira College (NY) in 2005. She was a captain and three-year starter for the Soaring Eagles at point guard, where she currently stands fourth all-time in career assists with 251 and eighth all-time in career three-point field goals made (102). Eaton was also 24th in the nation in NCAA Division III for FT percentage (84%). A native of Sebring, Ohio, Eaton was a two-sport standout and an All-Ohio performer on the hardwood at Sebring McKinley High School. She was inducted into SHS’s Athletic Hall of Fame in December 2013. Eaton earned her Master’s Degree in Athletic Coaching Education from West Virginia University in 2008.