Erick was born and raised in Orange County. Erick has been surrounded by soccer his entire life. He began his club experience playing for Tustin United. He eventually played for many competitive clubs including LA Pumas academy and Pateadores. Erick was given the opportunity of starting his coaching career early by coaching the freshman team at Foothill High School. The team finished second in league after his first year and then finished tied for first in league after his second year coaching the team. He worked his way up the ladder and is now entering his second year as the men's varsity assistant coach at Foothill High School. He has now coached for 5 years and holds a USSF C license.
Erick takes pride in the game and believes that player development is very crucial when wanting to compete at the highest level. Erick is continuing to develop players' technical work all while establishing a family culture amongst the teams he works with. Erick continues being a student of the game and strives in obtaining his USSF A license. Erick holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and is currently working on obtaining his Master’s degree in Business Administration.