|Title:||Director of Athletics Communications|
|Organization:||(baseball, men's/women's basketball, men's/women's golf, women's lacrosse, men's/women's soccer, men's/women's tennis, women's volleyball)|
Eric Coplin began his tenure as the Director of Athletics Communications on Oct. 26, 2015, bringing over a decade of collegiate athletic communications experience in the Granite State.
Coplin is charged with oversight of the publicity and promotion efforts for the Penmen’s 20 intercollegiate athletic programs, with his responsibilities including the official athletic website – SNHUPenmen.com – and all social media platforms. Coplin also works closely with Associate Director of Athletics Tom Wilkins on other external endeavors, such as TV and radio agreements, as well as special events such as the SNHU Athletic Hall of Fame and the annual Athletic Awards Ceremony. Coplin serves as the primary contact for men's & women's basketball, baseball, men's & women's soccer, volleyball, women's lacrosse, men's & women's golf and men's & women's tennis.
Coplin has served on the NCAA Men's Soccer Regional Advisory Committee (RAC) for the East Region since 2017, as an NCBWA East Region Poll voter since 2016 and D2CCA All-America Baseball East Region Coordinator since 2018.
Coplin joined SNHU after serving as the Director of Athletic Communications at fellow Queen City and Northeast-10 institution Saint Anselm College since February of 2011. While on the Hilltop, Coplin was responsible for the athletic communications operation for the college's 20 intercollegiate athletic programs, including managing the athletic department website – SaintAnselmHawks.com – overseeing all social media and webcasting efforts, producing press releases, game stories and department publications, compiling statistics for all home contests and assisting in home game management. He also led re-designs of SaintAnselmHawks.com in both 2011 and 2014.
Coplin arrived on the Hilltop after a four-year stint as the Assistant Director of Athletic Media & Public Relations at the University of New Hampshire, where he served as the primary contact for the men’s basketball and women’s soccer teams, as well as the men's and women's cross country teams, and the men's and women's indoor and outdoor track & field squads. He was also directly involved with the game day media relations for a large number of the university's NCAA Division I athletic programs, including men's and women's ice hockey, football, women’s basketball, men’s soccer, field hockey and women’s lacrosse.
Coplin, a native of Plaistow (N.H.), earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology: Sport Studies from New Hampshire in May 2007 and a Master of Science in Sports Management, along with a Graduate Certificate in Athletic Administration, from SNHU in September 2018. He currently resides in Manchester with his wife, Mackenzie, and son, Cameron.