Head Coach: Erin Calkins (8th 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.
As an assistant in 2009, she helped guide the Rams to their first-ever Skyline Conference Championship, defeating Montclair State, 16-13, to earn a spot in the NCAA Tournament.
In her first season as the head coach, Calkins led the team to the Skyline Championship game, but fell to Montclair State. Calkins has reached the Skyline Finals in six of her first seven seasons, capturing the Championship twice. In both 2014 & 2017, she led the Rams to a program-best 18 wins and Skyline Conference Championship victories over St. Joseph's-LI. Calkins earned an NCAA Tournament victory over Endicott, 16-14, in 2017.
Calkins now holds a career coaching record of 84-44.
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.