Eric Potter joined the ODU staff in 2013 as a Sports Performance Intern. Potter is in the midst of his fifth year at Old Dominion University. He works primarily with men’s basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, as well as men’s and women’s golf.
He joined the staff after spending time as a baseball strength coach for Greenbrier Christian Academy and Mid-Atlantic Sports Academy.
Born in Crofton, Md., Potter played parts of two seasons with the Oakland Athletics minor league organization after being a four year starter on the University of Maryland Baseball team. He graduated with a degree in Kinesiology from the University of Maryland in 2011 and is currently pursuing his Master’s degree in Physical Education with an emphasis in Coaching from Old Dominion University. He currently holds certifications through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (CSCS), USA Weightlifting (USAW), Functional Movement Systems (FMS), and International Sports Science Association (SSN).
Eric and his wife, Ashley, have a daughter named Berkeley.