|Position:||Associate Athletics Director for Facilities Operations and Capital Projects|
|Alma Mater:||Tulane University|
Erich Ely begins his 13th year in facilities at Columbia University. He oversees all facilities operations within the Dodge Physical Fitness Center as well as at Baker Athletics Complex.
Ely was named Associate Athletics Director for Facilities Operations in July 2010 after being promoted to Director of Facilities Operations in 2008. He had previously served as an assistant director of facilities beginning in 2004.
A native of Connecticut, Ely earned his bachelor's degree in communications from Tulane in 2003.