Cobra Spotlight- Chris Fuga, Men's Golf

Cobra Spotlight- Chris Fuga, Men's Golf

The "Cobra Spotlight" is a weekly highlight of a student-athlete at Coker College. Each week we take a different athlete from a different sport and display some facets to get more familiar with them. This week we take a look at Aaron Beebe, Chris Fuga, Sara Allen & Krista Thorpe, members of the men's & women's golf teams.


Name: Christopher Fuga

Sport: Men’s golf

Hometown: Phoenixville, Pa.

Year: Junior

Major: Business administration with a concentration in sports management

Why did you choose Coker? I chose Coker simply because I wanted to play competitive collegiate golf.  I also liked the idea of the round-table learning style and small class sizes.

What is your best memory at Coker (athletic related)? Winning the conference tournament championship my freshmen year.

What is your best memory at Coker (non-athletic related)? Karaoke night

Which athletic team would you play on at Coker other than your own? Baseball or men’s tennis.

Favorite class: Golf class with Coach Dan Schmotzer

Favorite professor: Dr. Jewell

Plans after graduation: After graduation I plan on pursuing my dream of playing professional golf.

Favorite movie: Step Brothers

Favorite type of music: Country! It’s all I listen to now since moving to the South for school.

Favorite food: Philly Cheesesteaks

Favorite sports team: Philadelphia Eagles, Phillies, Flyers and 76ers.

Favorite color: Blue

Favorite TV show: Anything sports related

Most prized possession: My religious medals I wear around my neck, and of course my golf clubs.

What is something people may not know about you? I swing the golf club right handed but I do everything else left-handed.  

Do you have a nickname? If so, how did you get it? My dad calls me Chuck, and I don’t know why.

One word that describes you: Determined