Erik Marsh came to the Academy in 1994 after serving as an assistant athletic trainer at Army for one year working with the 150-pound football team and gymnastics. Marsh spent five years as a student athletic trainer at Iowa State and two years as a graduate assistant at Oklahoma, where he worked with the football, wrestling and baseball teams.
Marsh’s primary responsibility is the athletic trainer for the Falcon hockey team and also assists with the golf team. Prior to the golf team Marsh assisted with the Football team for 22 years. He has gained some international hockey experience working with USA Hockey. He worked with the United States Select-17 Hockey Team at the Germany Competition, August 2001, in Fussen, Germany. In July 2002, Marsh travelled to Nurenberg and Faphenhoven, Germany, with the USA In-Line team for the World Championships. In 2008 and 2009, he traveled to Bratislava, Slovakia, and Germany with USA Hockey to work the Inline Hockey World Championships.
Marsh also works as a contracted instructor with Structure and Function. Structure and Function is a system of Dry Needling developed by Sue Falsone, the courses educated health care professionals on how to use dry needling in pain management, differential diagnosis, fascial manipulation, soft tissue mobilization, visceral manipulation, and movement efficiency and skill.
The native of Parker, Colo., earned a bachelor's degree in physical education/sports medicine from Iowa State in 1991. While at ISU, he played for the Cyclone lacrosse team as an attack man. He then earned his master's degree in sports management from Oklahoma in 1993.
A 1986 graduate of Ponderosa High School in Parker, Marsh is married to Shannon and has two daughters Mekella and Abby. Marsh lives in Palmer Lake.