Head Coach: Erin Calkins (5th season)
Erin Calkins was named Head Coach in July of 2012. She joined the Farmingdale State women's lacrosse coaching staff before the 2009 season, after a year stint as an assistant at Central Connecticut. In '09, she helped guide the Rams to a first-ever Skyline Conference Championship, where the Rams defeated Montclair State 16-13 to make their first NCAA Tournament appearance.
In her first season, she led the team to the Skyline Championship game, but fell to Montclair 16-13. In 2014, she led the Rams to a program-best 18 wins including 9-8 victory over St. Joseph's in the Skyline Championship. In both 2015 & 2016, she led her team to the Skyline Championship games but fell to St. Joseph's.
Calkins now holds a career coaching record of 51-22.
Calkins was a two sport student-athlete (basketball, lacrosse) at Eastern Connecticut State University. As a freshman, she was honored by IWCLA/US Lacrosse as a Second Team All-New England selection and was named Conference Rookie of the Year. Calkins led Eastern Connecticut to the second round of the NCAA Tournament in 2005, setting ECSU single-season records for games played, starts, minutes and saves. She also recorded the second-best win total and save percentage in school history.
Her junior year, Calkins was named the ECAC Goaltender of the Year while also earning All-Conference and All-New England honors. She was named All-Conference and ECAC All-New England honoree as a senior.
Calkins earned her Bachelor's degree in Sport and Leisure Management at Eastern Connecticut ('07) and a Master's degree in Liberal Studies from Stony Brook University.
Assistant Coach: Erin Collins