Erik Larka enters his first season with the Colonials. Coach Larka will assist with the coaching of the tight ends.
Larka grew up and still lives in Connecticut. He graduated from Jonathan Law High School in Milford, CT. While at Law, he was a three year starter. He was a captain and All-Conference selection during his senior year.
Also that year, he was the recipient of the Army Scholar-Athlete Award and National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholar – Athlete Award.
He later returned to Jonathan Law to coach for four seasons.
Larka is a graduate from the University of Connecticut where he earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Management Information Systems.
He and his wife Denise have two sons, Camden, 6 and Pacey, 3.