Erin Batth brought a large
depth of coaching and playing experience to Towson and continues to prove why she is a
key member of Coach Joe Mathews’ staff.
At Towson, Batth has been involved in all
aspects of the program, including the growth and development of the Tiger post
players. In addition to her work with the post players, Batth is involved in
all aspects of recruiting, monitoring student athletes in the classroom and on
the court, scouting opponents, organizing community service opportunities and managing
the summer camps.
Batth joins the Tigers from
the University of
Virginia where she served
as the director of women's basketball operations for the three years for Hall
of Fame Coach Debbie Ryan. All three of the Cavalier teams that Batth worked
with advanced to the NCAA Tournament. At Virginia,
she was in charge of the Cavalier Classic Tournament while managing the budget,
team travel and community service opportunities.
Batth joined the staff at Virginia after spending time in Sacramento. There she worked in basketball
operations for both the WNBA's Sacramento Monarchs and the NBA's Sacramento
Kings. There she assisted in the NBA War Room during the drafts, providing
support for the general managers and coaches and served as a liaison between
the league offices and the teams. While in Sacramento, Batth was given the opportunity
to work with John Wisenant, former GM of the Sacramento Monarchs and current
Head coach of the N.Y. Liberty, T.R. Dunn, Elston Turner as well as Scotty
Brooks, who is the current head coach of the Oklahoma Thunder, among others.
While in Sacramento
working with the professional teams, Batth also served as the varsity assistant
coach at Pleasant
Batth brings knowledge of
the Colonial Athletic Association to Towson.
She served as an assistant coach at Virginia
Commonwealth during the
2004-05 season. Batth was in charge of the development of the Rams’ post
players. She also assisted with scouting opponents, recruiting and camps.
In addition to her coaching
and operations experience, Batth also has a wealth of playing experience. She
played professional basketball for the Panithnikos and Apollon teams in Greece and Migros in Turkey. Batth also played in the
WNBA, she was drafted by the Cleveland Rockers in 2001. She also played with
the San Antonio Silver Stars and the Sacramento Monarchs.
Batth was a four-year
letter winner during her collegiate career at Clemson. She helped lead the
Tigers to the Atlantic Coast Conference championship and an appearance in the NCAA Sweet Sixteen in 1999 and a four trips
to the NCAA Tournament. She became the first female basketball player from
Clemson to be drafted in the WNBA. Batth was one of Clemson's representatives
to the ACC Student-Athlete Academic Board and was a Clemson Minority council
representative. She was the invocation speaker at the 2000 Clemson graduation
and earned her degree in psychology with a minor in management in 2001.
A member of the WBCA
Assistant Coaches committee, Batth has a daughter Sierra.