Todd Poitras completed his 11th season as the Head Coach of the Eagles Women's Soccer program in 2018. The longest tenured coach in the program's history, Coach Poitras has transformed the Eagles' squad into a nationally recognized competitor in the NAIA. He holds a career record of 127-66-20, which includes seven straight seasons of double digit wins, and the teams historic 18-3-0 mark this past season. That 2018 team advanced to the sweet sixteen of the NAIA National Tournament, and finished with a final national ranking of #10, having not dropped out of the top 25 poll for the past three and a half seasons. At the conference level, Embry-Riddle has seen unprecedented success. The 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 regular season champions, and 2012, 2015, 2017 and 2018 tournament champions have been proud to represent the California Pacific Conference in the NAIA National Tournament four times in the past seven seasons. Poitras' conference record of 63-11-4 in seven seasons includes a stellar 24-0 record over the last two seasons. He was named the 2017 & 2018 CalPac Coach of the Year, and the Eagle coaching staff was named the United Soccer Coaches Staff of the Year for the West Region for a second consecutive season in 2018 as well.
In his 11 seasons, Poitras has seen his players named All-Conference 63 times, with 26 named NSCAA West All-Region, and 12 NAIA All-Americans. Since joining the CalPac in 2012, he has seen his players awarded Conference Player of the Year 5 times, Conference Freshman of the Year 4 times, Conference Offensive/Defensive Player of the year 3 times, and had another named Conference Newcomer of the Year.
The Eagles have excelled in the classroom as well under Poitras' leadership. Through the 11 seasons, 68 players have been named Daktronics Scholar-Athletes, with 25 players receiving that honor multiple times. Adri Jackson and Krista Lee were named USC Scholar All-Americans in 2017 as well, and Holly Ross, Caitlyn Aaron, and Riley Martinson were named the programs first CoSIDA Academic All-Americans in 2018. The team finished the 2017-2018 season with team GPA of 3.72, giving them the distinct honor of having one of the highest GPAs of any NAIA women's soccer program in the country, and in the top 50 among all NAIA athletic programs. The 2018-2019 season also marked the 11th consecutive time the women's program received the NAIA Scholar Team Award, as well as the NSCAA Team Academic Award.