Eric Alston, Jr. joined the women's basketball staff as Assistant Director of Basketball Operations in July, 2011 after graduating from Iona with a degree in Marketing. A familiar face behind the Iona bench, Alston was a four-year student
manager with the Gaels after becoming the first male manager brought in
by Bozzella in 2007. He took over the head manager position for the 2010-11 season.
In addition to his work with Iona women's basketball, Alston is an AAU
basketball coach for the Hooperstown Huskies Fifth Grade Boys team. He
was a member of Iona's football team as a freshman and is currently a
part of the Step Team for Social Justice at Fort Washington Collegiate
Alston is currently working toward a graduate degree in Marketing along with an advanced certificate in Sports and Entertainment.