College AthleticsDirector of Athletics
Topics he can discuss include:
- Division III athletics
- Student Athletes
About Erin Quinn
Erin Quinn has been the director of athletics at Middlebury College since 2006. As director, he has overseen significant facilities projects, including field renovations and the building of the squash center and field house. Under his tutelage, the College recorded nine straight top-five finishes in the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings. During the 2011-2012 academic year, Middlebury captured its first Directors’ Cup title.
Before becoming the director of athletics, Quinn was head coach of the men’s lacrosse team and assistant coach of football. Under his direction, the men’s lacrosse program amassed an amazing 202-38 career record. Quinn’s .842 winning percentage is second among his peers in the history of Division III lacrosse. He led the team to 10 NCAA tournament appearances in 11 years, while capturing all six NESCAC championships. His teams won three straight NCAA championships in 2000, 2001, and 2002, while setting a school record with 18 wins in 2002. He also led the team to ECAC championships in 1992, 1995, and 1997.
He is a five-time winner of the New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) Division III Coach of the Year award. He also earned NESCAC coach of the year honors in 2004. He was elected to the New England Lacrosse Hall of Fame in 2003.
Quinn is a 1986 graduate of Middlebury College, where he was a member of the football team, captaining the squad his senior year. He earned his Master of Arts in Teaching at Tufts University.
Erin Quinn in the news: USA Today - Middlebury Wins Directors' Cup