Erika Rogan is the Assistant Director of Strength & Conditioning at Cornell University. She currently oversees the development of women’s lacrosse, women’s basketball, field hockey, and gymnastics. Rogan also assists with football and men’s basketball.
In the spring of 2021, Rogan received the Gatorade/CSCCa Young Achievement Award, given to an up-and-coming coach in the field who has a well-rounded, holistic approach to conditioning with a knowledge of science, nutrition, and communications in addition to basic conditioning. Rogan is the first woman to ever receive the award.
During her ten years at Cornell, Rogan has a demonstrated track record of success with her teams. In 2016, women’s lacrosse won its first Ivy League tournament in program history, and were regular season Ivy League champions the following season. Lacrosse has also earned numerous individual accolades over the years, including thirty All-Ivy selections, four All-Americans, and Ivy League Player of the Year honors (2014, 2017).
Rogan’s success has found its way onto the hardwood as well, in 2019, women’s basketball qualified for the Ivy tournament for the first time in program history, and has had seven All-Ivy selections. In 2014, Rogan played an instrumental role in developing the Ivy League’s Rookie of the Year and, in 2017, that same player graduated from Cornell as women’s basketball’s all-time leading scorer.
Under Rogan’s leadership, gymnastics has also enjoyed their share of success, including Ivy championships in 2016 and 2017, and an ECAC title in 2016. In addition, Rogan has coached multiple gymnasts to individual Ivy and ECAC event champions on every apparatus in almost every season. The team has earned forty All-American awards over the last eight years, and has had three individual collegiate national event winners (one in 2018 and one in 2019).
Other notable accomplishments during her time at Cornell include women’s volleyball’s first and only Defensive Player of the Year in program history (2014). In addition, the women’s sailing program has earned two conference titles (2018 and 2019), two individual All-Americans honors, one individual conference champion (2019), and one individual conference Sailor of the Year (2020).
Rogan is SCCC, CSCS, and USAW certified. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Binghamton University where she played lacrosse and served as captain her senior year. After finishing her graduate degree at Ithaca College, Rogan has spent her entire professional tenure as a member of the Cornell Big Red.