Providence, RI - Brown University women's soccer coach Phil Pincince announced the hiring of Erica Marshall as an assistant coach. Marshall rounds out Pincince's staff for 2012 and joins assistant coach Luis Faria, now in his ninth season with the Bears.
"I am very excited about adding Erica Marshall to the Brown soccer staff," said Pincince. "She has transitioned well from player to college coach and will serve as a strong role model to our Brown student-athletes."
Marshall comes to Brown from Towson University, where she has served as an assistant coach since 2010, first as a student assistant (2010-2012) and then as the second assistant (January-August, 2012). While at Towson, Marshall helped in the planning an implementing of practices, recruiting, team equipment needs, and video editing and analysis.
A four-year member of the Tigers' soccer team (2006-2009), Marshall earned Second Team All-CAA as a senior and graduated fourth all-time at Towson in career points. Following her collegiate career, Marshall continued to play in the Women's Premiere Soccer League, helping to lead the ASA Chesapeake Charge to the 2011 Region I U-23 Championship and to the Final Four of the WPSL East Playoffs.
A graduate of Towson with a degree in Physical Education, Marshall is pursuing an online Master's Degree in Coaching Education from Ohio University. She received an NSCAA Advanced National Diploma in 2012 as well as an NSCAA National Diploma in 2011 and an NSCAA Level I Goalkeeping Diploma in 2012.