Murphy has coached at the collegiate level for 9 years, and has coached at Various of levels from NCAA Division 1 to NJCAA He has coached University of Northern Colorado, Wabash Valley College, Vincennes University and Slippery Rock University. In 9 seasons, Murphy has coached over 12 former players that have played professional basketball. Two players have made it the NBA pre-season rosters Nick Wiggins (Timberwolves) and Ray Allen (Bulls) and the others all played overseas.
Murphy is a graduate of Waynesburg (Pa.) University; where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration, and he received his Master’s in Physical Education at Slippery Rock University. He played his collegiate basketball at Waynesburg University and Mercyhurst College NE.
Eric has worked at several prestigious camps including two years at the Five Star Basketball Camp, and two years at Jerry Mullins Top 100 Junior College Camp.