Erik Shoeneman is entering his first season with the Mountain Lions. In 2010-2011, Shoeneman was an assistant at Metro State, making it to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament. Shoeneman also spent the 2005-2006 season as an assistant at Metro State and the 2009-10 season as a consultant with the University of Denver women’s basketball program. Shoeneman has served as the head girls basketball coach at both Littleton High School in Littleton, Colo. and Poudre High School in Fort Collins, Colo. and also has been an assistant high school and club basketball coach in Colorado. Shoeneman began his coaching career in 1991. A native of Colorado, Erik lives in Denver with His wife, Cassi, and their two dogs, Ralph Krzyzewski and Riley Knight.