Eric is a graduate of Buena Vista University and holds a Bachelors of Science in Sports Management and Coaching. Eric is an accomplished athlete. He is a two-time National Champion Long Jumper and five- time All American in long jump and sprints. He is a two-time recipient of both the regional athlete of the year award and IIAC Most Valuable Player. He is also a Drake Relays champion and an all-conference football player.
Eric is a personal trainer at Prairie Life Fitness, the Performance Director at Elevation Sports, and is an assistant couch at Waukee High School Girls Track and Field Team. The Waukee Track Team won State Titles in 2016, 2017, and 2018.