Eric Beltran
University of the Incarnate Word
Eric Beltran
Assistant Coach
enbeltra@uiwtx.edu
Incarnate Word
Division 1

Eric Beltran is in his first season as an assistant coach for UIW women's soccer. Beltran came to the University of the Incarnate Word from Erskine College, an NCAA Division II institution in Due West, South Carolina, where he served as the assistant coach and worked with the goalkeepers and reserve team during the 2017-18 season. In his year at Erskine, the Flying Fleet qualified for postseason play for the first time since the 2011 season while setting program records for goals against and goals against average. Under Beltran's guidance, the team also recorded the second-highest save percentage in program history.   Prior to his time at Erskine, Beltran was the goalkeeping coach for FC Dallas West Texas from 2015-17.   Beltran played for Dallas Baptist University (2012), Jefferson College (2013), and The University of Texas of the Permian Basin (2014-2016). At Jefferson College, he recorded a goals against average of 1.3 on the way to conference and regional championships. The team was ranked as high as fourth in the country.   He was a two-year captain at UTPB, finishing sixth in the country for NCAA Division II saves and saves per game in 2014. He also played semi-professionally for Alamo Soccer Club, where he was the leader in goals against (.66) at the national tournament in 2013. As a senior at Fredericksburg High School, he was a top 100 National Recruit for the class of 2012 by TopDrawer Soccer as well as an academic all-state honoree and a four-time all-district selection.   Beltran graduated with Magna Cum Laude honors from UTPB with a major in communications and a minor in business. He graduates from UTPB with a master of science in kinesiology with a special focus on athletic administration and coaching in the summer of 2018. He holds United Soccer Coaches Goalkeeping Level One credentials and two diplomas.