Eric is in his fifth year of coaching the goalkeepers for Cornerstone's women's team. He coached the goalkeepers in 2000 and has returned for his second stint with the women's team. He was a four year starter for and graduate of Cornerstone. He also coached the men's team in 1999 and trained both the men's and women's goalkeepers in 2008 before moving back to just the women's team in 2009. He was the head women's soccer coach at Grace College (Ind.) from 2003-2007. Coach Mikel has also coached various club teams and players in the area. He will be coaching with the Michigan Wolves of Grand Rapids this fall.
Eric is married to Jodi Mikel and they have four children (Kaiya, Elijah, Kennedy and Abram). They reside in Grand Rapids.