Eric Mundinger - Women's Basketball - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Eric Mundinger

Assistant Coach/Assistant Director • Operations

Eric Mundinger is entering his third season on Vanderbilt women’s basketball’s staff. The 2024-25 season marks his first season as an assistant coach, adding the title after spending two years as the program’s assistant director of operations.

Head coach Shea Ralph elevated Mundinger to assistant coach in May 2024, while maintaining his role of assistant director of operations. In addition to his responsibilities as assistant director of operations, Mundinger performs coaching duties on the court with student-athletes.

He is entering his fourth season with the program after obtaining his master’s degree in leadership and organizational performance from Vanderbilt in May 2022. He will oversee student managers and practice players, address equipment needs, assist with team travel and logistics, game scheduling, recruiting operations, and additional day-to-day operations.

Mundinger came to Vanderbilt from Memphis, where he served as the head manager for the women’s basketball team. He began his career as a student manager, aiding coaches and players in tasks and drills for the NCAA Division I American Athletic Conference member. Additionally, he managed the set-up and break down of the gym for practice and team meals.

Due to his performance, Mundinger was quickly promoted to head student manager after his first year and he assisted the department by overseeing other student managers, tracking equipment and inventory, in accordance with the annual budget, and designing team gear such as shirts, travel suits and coaching gear.

Prior to his role at Memphis, Mundinger served as a coach at the Penny Hardaway Basketball Camp where he instructed a group of 150 campers by demonstrating and explaining basketball drills. Apart from leading the campers, Mundinger also played a role in the lunch set-up for the campers and the coaches.

Mundinger has also worked as a camp coach at Melissa McFerrin Hoops School, where he demonstrated drills to campers, refereed 5-on-5 games, and supported with team check-ins and camp t-shirt distribution.

He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Memphis in May 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in sport and leisure management. He is proficient in SportsCode, FastDraw and FastScout.