The 18-year-old, from Glossop Judo Club, claimed gold medal at the British Championships and is to represent England at the European Junior Championships, having been part of the England Talent Squad and Great Britain Junior Talent Squad.
Eric says: "In 2015, I have enjoyed my most successful year to date. I started the year winning the British Championships for the fourth time and followed this up by retaining my English Open title in Sheffield.
"In March. I started the European season bringing back the gold medal from the Junior European Cup in Portugal, and following on from that, bronze medals were won in Spain, Italy and Romania.
"These medals saw me selected for the Junior European Championships in Austria, as well as the World Championships in Abu Dhabi in October.
Last year I combined training and finishing off my A levels before starting to train full time at the British Judo Centre of Excellence in The Midlands."