Eric Dumas joins the ETSU women’s basketball coaching staff in June 2015 after one season as an assistant coach at Incarnate Word.
Before his time at UIW, Dumas spent 12 seasons at Southeastern Louisiana where he was the associate head coach and recruiting coordinator. While at Southeastern he also served as the interim head coach.
At Southeastern, Dumas recruited and coached two First Team, two Second Team and four Third Team all-Southland Conference players along with the Southland Conference Newcomer of the Year. In 2007 and 2009 Dumas helped the Lady Jaguars to the East Division Southland Conference championship.
Dumas also spent six seasons as an assistant for men’s coach Brad Jones at Lambuth and served his last season at Lambuth as a women’s assistant for Lori Davis Jones. Dumas served as interim head coach for part of the 2001-02 season for the Lady Eagles who during that season earned a berth in the Sweet 16 of the NAIA Tournament. He also served as the recruiting coordinator and coached the post players. Dumas helped the men’s team clinch a spot in the program’s first ever NAIA National Tournament in 1999 along with winning the Mid-South Conference Championship.
Prior to entering coaching, Dumas played basketball at Lambuth and earned his bachelor’s degree in health and human performance.