Erica Belcher Joins NYU Swimming & Diving as Assistant Coach

Erica Belcher has been hired as an assistant coach of the New York University men’s and women’s swimming & diving teams, specializing in the distance events.

“I am thrilled to add Erica to the staff,” said Head Coach Trevor Miele. “During the interview process it quickly became apparent that she is exactly what I was looking for. Erica has tremendous energy, is very eager to learn and is an extremely accomplished swimmer.”

Prior to arriving at NYU, Belcher served as an assistant coach for Cardinal Aquatics in Louisville, KY, where she worked with swimmers ages 8-18.

Belcher graduated from the University of Louisville in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science degree in exercise science. She competed her freshman year for the Auburn University Tigers swimming team, before spending her final three collegiate years with the Cardinals.

In 2015, Belcher was a finalist at the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Championships. She was named to the Big East and American Athletic Conference (AAC) All-Conference Championship teams in 2013 and 2014, respectively. Additionally, she was a recipient of the 2015 Louisville Swimming and Diving Cardinal Spirit Award and was a member of the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll from 2012-14.

“I am excited about this opportunity and look forward to working with the coaches and swimmers in order to help continue the teams’ great success,” Belcher said.

At NYU, Belcher will also be serving as Assistant Natatorium Manager at NYU’s Palladium Athletic Facility (PAF).

A native of Reading, MA, Belcher resides in Manhattan.

Swimming news courtesy of NYU Swimming & Diving.

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