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Head Coach Erin Doherty

Erin Doherty starts her third year as Upper Iowa's first head women’s lacrosse coach. Doherty came to Upper Iowa and Fayette from the University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford, Connecticut prior to the 2017-18 academic year.

Prior to UIU, Doherty was a women’s lacrosse coach at the collegiate level for six seasons including two years as a head coach at the NCAA Division III level. Most recently, she completed her first season as the head coach at Saint Joseph. Prior to leading the Blue Jays in 2017, Doherty was the head women’s lacrosse coach at Bay Path University in Longmeadow, Massachusetts in 2016.

Before getting her first break as a head coach, Doherty was the assistant at Western New England University in Springfield, Massachusetts for the 2013, 2014 and 2015 seasons working with the goalies. The Golden Bears claimed the Commonwealth Coast Conference regular season championship in each of the three years and made it to the NCAA Division III Championship second round in 2015. Doherty got her start in coaching during the 2012 season when she assisted at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire. The Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association, or IWLCA, ranked the Hawks as high as No. 13 nationally during the season.

Doherty graduated with a bachelor’s and master’s degree in business administration from Western New England University in 2011 and 2015, respectively.