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On the Court

Erin is an exceptional competitor, leader and dedicated coach. Erin played five years on the Women's Basketball team at the University of Waterloo in Ontario as a small forward and guard. Erin had a fantastic playing career and was team captain in her fourth and fifth year on the team. Prior to playing basketball, Erin was a competitive ski racer. After a bad knee injury in grade 10, she took up competitive basketball and through hard work and dedication she was recruited to Waterloo University. In high school, Erin attended Stouffville secondary school and led her team to OFSAA provincials in grade 11 and 12. Erin has been coaching for a number of years and in addition to coaching at New Heights, she also coaches at Collingwood school, where she has coached both high school and elementary school teams.

Off the Court

Erin received her Bachelor of Arts, with a major in English literature and minor in fine arts at the University of Waterloo. She also received her Bachelor of Education at Simon Fraser University and is currently a teacher at Collingwood School.

"Basketball shaped who I am as a person and positively impacted my life in many ways. It helped me build confidence, understand team work, create life-long friendships, and taught me the true meaning of hard work. I feel so fortunate to have played at the University level, and am grateful to have the opportunity to positively influence the lives of young women through basketball."