Erica Snow was named the VCU Women's Basketball Director of Student-Athlete Development in July of 2019.
Snow spent the 2018-19 season with VCU as a graduate assistant, helping the Rams to a 24-10 overall record as VCU captured the program's first regular season conference championship. VCU earned a bid to the WNIT and advanced to the second round.
"We are thrilled to be promoting Erica to our Director of Student-Athlete Development. Erica excelled last year not only in helping our program, but also in VCU's highly-ranked Center for Sports Leadership master's program. Her work ethic, loyalty and commitment to our program has been evident. She was an integral part of our A-10 Regular Season Championship last season and we are thrilled to have her continue to be part of our program," O'Boyle said.
In her role, Snow will have a focus career development, community service efforts and other day-to-day operations for the program. Snow will also help administer the program's "Hoops to Heels" initiative that brings career leaders and speakers in the community to help focus on the student-athlete's transition to life after college and basketball. The program focuses on things such as financial literacy, entrepreneurship, personal brand building and a wide variety of life skills.
Snow came to VCU after spending the 2017-18 season as an assistant coach at Bethany College. While at Bethany, Snow assisted with coaching instruction at practices and games with a focus on overall player development. In addition, she helped prepare opponent scouting reports and assist with video breakdown. She was also accountable for academic growth of players, organized an annual fundraising event and promoted community service projects.
Prior to Bethany College, Snow was a member of the women's basketball team at Montclair State. During her time there, Montclair State reached the 2014-15 Division III Final Four and had three NCAA Division III Tournament appearances. The team also won three NJAC conference championships.
Snow is a 2017 graduate of Montclair State with a bachelor's degree in Communication and Media Arts. She earned her master's degree in 2019 from VCU's Center for Sport Leadership.