Erica Jordan was chosen as the NYIT Head Cheer Coach in June 2016, as announced by Director of Athletics and Recreation Duane Bailey.
Coach Jordan comes to NYIT from Massapequa High School, where she has spent the last year elevating the Chiefs to their first bid to High School Nationals in Orlando, Florida. Prior to her stint at the high school level, Jordan was the Head Coach at Kingsborough Community College where her team finished as runner-ups in the 2015 CUNYAC Cheerleading Championships.
Three years ago she started an independent business running cheerleading stunt clinics for local youth, high school, and college level teams known as Stunt Clinics with Erica Jordan. Earning her degree from Marist College in 2012, Jordan was captain of the Marist All-Girl Division I competitive cheer squad that supported the Football, Men's and Women's basketball teams.
Jordan will arrive with over ten years of experience in the realm of cheer, including a five-year stay as Cheerleading Commissioner for the Youth Association of Pocono Mountain where she worked on a variety of projects including the creation of the first special-needs team in the Poconos in 2012.