P.J. Ernst joined the Felician women's volleyball staff as the lead assistant in August 2014 after two seasons as an assistant coach at Union County College.
In 2013, Ernst helped lead UCC to a 13-4 record and the championship of the Garden State Conference. Prior to joining the Owls' staff, he spent one year as the freshman girls' coach at Roselle Catholic High School. He currently coaches U-15 girls for the Conquest Elite Volleyball Club in Cranford.
Ernst serves as an assistant to coach Chang for the varsity boys' team at Golda Och Academy of West Orange. Under their leadership, GOA won a Super Essex Conference division title in 2014.
A 2008 graduate of Cranford High, Ernst played basketball and golf at UCC before earning an AA in sports management in 2010. He is pursuing a bachelor's degree in business management from Kean University.
Ernst remains active as a volleybal player in several local clubs. He resides in Cranford.