"I am proud to announce Erica Keen as our assistant coach. She brings great knowledge, experience, and respect for the game," said softball head coach Amanda Baer.
Keen, a four-year letter winner at Division II Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, appeared in three NCAA Regional Tournaments. During all four years at Bloomsburg, Keen reach the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Tournament and claimed the PSAC Championship Title during her senior season in 2016. After graduation, Keen spent two seasons as a volunteer assistant coach at Division II Millersville University and spent the 2019 season at Cedar Crest College as a top assistant coach.
"I am excited to have the opportunity to coach here at Penn State Harrisburg," commented Keen. "I see so much potential in the team and I cannot wait to see where this season takes us." Keen added "The opportunity I have to work with the student athletes and help them grow is what I am most passionate about. Coach Baer and I work well together, and I am ready to take this program to the next level with her."
"Her passion is shown through her leadership skills and her competitive edge that creates a positive influence on our student athletes. With the addition of Erica, we will be able to lay the foundation for a championship program. I am excited for us to get started and I look forward to the positive impact Keen will bring to the table this season both on and off the field," concluded Coach Baer.