Erick Dalton joined the UMass Hockey staff in the summer of 2006 as a graduate assistant. He coordinates team travel and video for the Minutemen, while working with the coaching staff with off-ice game preparations.
Dalton spent the two season prior to 2006 as the Taft School's hockey and lacrosse coach while teaching history. A Taft School alum, Dalton played both sports as a student there.
The Middlebury, Vt. native played college hockey at Middlebury until a neck injury sidelined him in his rookie season. He stayed on as a student assistant coach for two years before being promoted to the second assistant of the 2004 Division III national champions as a senior. Dalton also oversaw the junior varsity program at Middlebury in his final year.
Dalton earned his degree in political science in 2004 with a minor in American history. He is pursing a masters degree in sport management. Dalton resides in Amherst.
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