Ericka Haney is entering her second season as an assistant coach for the FGCU women’s basketball team.
Haney came to FGCU from Louisiana Tech, where she spent the 2006 season as Director of Basketball Operations. She also spent three years prior to her job at Louisiana Tech serving as an assistant coach at Chicago State.
While on the Louisiana Tech staff, Haney’s responsibilities included on-campus recruiting, film exchange, public relations, monitoring academic progress, team travel, publishing the Lady Techster newsletter and various other duties.
Haney, a Toledo, Ohio native, is a 2002 graduate of Notre Dame. She was an instrumental part of the program’s national title as she recorded an impressive double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds as the Irish overcame a 17-point halftime deficit to defeat Connecticut in the national semifinal. She then added 13 points and grabbed five rebounds in the 68-66 win over Purdue in the national title game. During her career, Haney started 65 games for head coach Muffet McGraw.
After closing out her collegiate career, Haney was selected in the 2002 WNBA Draft by the Detroit Shock. She played professional basketball in Sweden and spent a year in the National Women’s Basketball League with the Grand Rapids Blizzard before entering the coaching profession.