Men's Swimming & Diving Coach Bio
Erin Matyus is in her second season as an assistant coach with the Lehigh swimming and diving program. A Bethlehem native, Matyus joined the Mountain Hawks program in November 2011 and coaches Lehigh’s student-athletes through practices, meets and other training events while also playing a major role in student-athlete recruitment.
The Liberty High School graduate spent two winters an assistant coach for the Bethlehem YMCA where she worked with age group swimmers. She also served as an assistant coach for the Northwest Swim Club in Allentown, Pa. in the summer from 2002-2010.
Matyus competed in cross country and track and field for the University of Maryland after transferring from Colorado State where she redshirted as a freshman. She served as a team captain for the Terrapins, competing in cross country and distance running events.
Matyus earned degrees in Animal Science and Environmental Science from Maryland in 2010. She spent one season as an assistant men’s and women’s cross country coach at Moravian College, and also has spent time as a volunteer swim coach at Liberty High School and a volunteer assistant with Lehigh’s cross country program in the fall of 2011.
A four-sport athlete at Liberty, Matyus competed in cross country, track and field, swimming and soccer. Matyus held three school records in track and several others in swimming, where she was an All-American in the 200 and 400 yard free relay events.
Matyus currently resides in Bethlehem.