Aricka is currently the associate athletic director and girls lacrosse coach at All Saints Academy in Florida. Aricka Ward had been with the coach at Florida Southern College.

Ward played women's lacrosse for four seasons (2005-08) at Limestone College (S.C.) and was a member of two NCAA Division II semifinal teams (2006 & 2008).  Limestone was 60-15 in her four-year career.  She played in 33 games as an attacker in her career, scoring 15 goals and delivering eight assists.

Following her collegiate career, she was named head women's lacrosse coach at Ridge View High School in her home town of Columbia, S.C., and took her team to the state tournament for the first time in five years.
She then went on to work as an Assistant Lacrosse Coach with the University of South Florida's women's club team before heading to FSC.