Erin began her shooting career when she was 13 years old by getting involved in 4-H programs. In 2007, she made the National Development Team. She graduated from Concordia Lutheran High School in 2006 and is now attending Texas Christian University and will graduate in 2010.
Erin was a part of JROTC throughout high school. She was on the co-ed drill team and rifle team. Erin was also a part of choir during her high school career.