Erika Lambert

Associate Head Women’s Basketball Coach / Recruiting Coordinator
Abilene Christian University


2015 – Present: Associate Head Coach/Recruiting Coordinator, Abilene Christian University

2014 – 2015: Assistant Coach, Bethel (MN) University

2013 – 2014: Assistant Coach, Ohio Wesleyan University

2011 – 2013: Assistant Coach, Charleston Southern University

2008 – 2011: Director of Basketball Operations, College of Charleston

2004 – 2008: Player/Team Captain (06-08), College of Charleston


2010: College of Charleston, Masters, Public Administration

2008: College of Charleston, Bachelors, Corporate Communication and Historic Preservation


Hometown: Mannsville, NY

Family: Paul (Husband) & Ava, Maya (Children)

Career Highlights

Selected to participate in the 2020 WBCA/Women Leaders in College Sports NEXT UP program, and in 2021, was named one of 22 assistant women’s basketball coaches ready to lead their own program by The Athletic

Has helped lead Abilene Christian to a 158-83 (.656) overall record, eight consecutive winning seasons, four 23+ win seasons, two Southland Conference Regular Season Championships, one Southland Conference Tournament Championship, and four post-season berths (one NCAA Tournament)

Abilene Christian’s scoring offense finished nationally ranked t-25th in 2021-22 and 10th in 2019-20

As Abilene Christian’s Associate Head Coach, has recruited and coached 18 all-conference team selections, as well as two Players of the Year and one Newcomer of the Year

In 2011-12, helped lead Charleston Southern to the program’s most single-season wins (t-17) and only third winning season in 13 seasons, as well as only the second post-season berth in program history

A two-year team Captain at the College of Charleston, scored over 700 career points and is the program’s all-time leading shot blocker (164)

Co-Founder of Moms In Coaching, which is a group dedicated to supporting mothers in college basketball coaching at all levels

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