|Previous College:||Northern Arizona '14|
Erin Bennett begins her first season as a graduate assistant with the NAU volleyball team and her second season overall on staff. She previously spent the 2014 season as a student assistant after concluding her Lumberjack playing career.
Bennett was a setter for two seasons at NAU and had her best season in 2013 when she started 11 matches and appeared in 18 matches overall. Averaging 9.19 assists per set, she concluded her career on a high note totaling a career-best 57 assists in NAU’s Big Sky quarterfinal appearance versus Montana at the conference tournament. Bennett recorded a double-double at Southern Utah with 47 assists and a career-high 16 digs and was an all-around contributor averaging 1.81 digs and 0.53 blocks per set.
The Goodyear, Ariz. native originally attended Kansas State following a stellar prep career at Millennium High School, but did not play due to injury. She proceeded to play one season at South Mountain Community College earning All-Region and All-Conference honors during her one year in 2011 before transferring to NAU.
Bennett has previous coaching experience at the club level, serving as an assistant coach with Surprise Volleyball Academy’s 18’s team in 2012. She has also worked the Surprise Volleyball Academy and NAU Volleyball Camps as a coach.
A two-time Golden Eagle Scholar-Athlete Award recipient, Bennett earned her bachelor’s degree in exercise science in December of 2014 from Northern Arizona University. She is currently pursuing a master's degree in educational leadership.
Bennett recently married her husband, Matthew, in June of 2015. During her playing career at NAU, she was formerly Erin Truett.