Erin is originally from Pittsburgh, PA, where she swam for 10 years with the Hampton Dolphins and was a Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association qualifier. Ritz then became 8 & Under Coach for the Hampton Dolphins and an Assistant Coach at the Pittsburgh Field Club.
Erin began coaching in Connecticut with the New Canaan YMCA where she was the Head Pride Coach. She then worked for three seasons coaching for the Greenwich YWCA Dolphins where she coached Olympic Trials Swimmers, CT Resident Record Holders and National Age Group Record Holders. Erin will be joining the Westport Weston Family YMCA Water Rats coaching staff this fall.
She spent summer 2015 as the Assistant Coach at Shore and Country Club, and is now the Head Coach at the Milbrook Club in Greenwich, CT.
Erin is also proud to represent CT Swimming as the Senior Coach Representative. In addition, she was elected as a CTSwim Eastern Zones Coach for two seasons in 2015-2016.
Erin Ritz graduated from UConn in the Fall of 2015 and now resides in Stamford, Connecticut.