Chris Ramer
Chris Ramer
Title: Head Coach
Phone: 443-352-4388
Email: cramer@stevenson.edu
Alma Mater: Towson '71
Experience: 14th year at STE, 14th overall

Ramer enters his 14th year as the head men’s coach at Stevenson for the 2017-18 season.

During that time, he has led the Mustangs to the CAC Golf Championship in 2011, the MAC Commonwealth Championship in 2013, 2016 and 2017 and four NCAA Division III Men's Golf Championship appearances in 2007, 2013, 2016 and 2017. A five-time Conference Coach of the Year selection (2008, 2011, 2013, 2016, 2017), he has mentored 38 all-conference selections, including the 2011 CAC Player of the Year and 2015 Commonwealth Conference Player of the Year and the 2011, 2012, 2016 and 2017 Rookies of the Year.

Last season, the Mustangs came back from a 14-stoke deficit to win their second consecutive MAC Commonwealth championship, winning the tournament by 16 strokes. The team won three tournaments and finished in the top-five, nine times. Freshman Andrew Wally was named the Rookie of the Year after finishing in a four-way tie for second.

2015-16 saw the Mustangs capture their second MAC Commonwealth championship, winning by 10 strokes over Lebanon Valley.  Freshmen Luke McKeogh and Zach Potten finished in a five-way tie for the top spot in the tournament and tied for third overall to earn co-Rookie of the Year honors.  Ramer garnered Coach of the Year honors and Stevenson made its third NCAA appearance.

In 2014-15, the Mustangs finished second at the Commonwealth Championships with senior Al El Kordi-Hubbard earning winning the individual title. Stevenson won both the Stevenson Fall and Stevenson Spring Inivtationals while totaling seven top-five finishes. Four players earned top finishes at tournaments during the season with 17 more finishing in the top-five. El Kordi-Hubbard Named to Second-Straight PING All-Mid-Atlantic Region Team while senior Will Ellis was named a Division III Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar.

In 2013-14, Ramer led Stevenson to a second place finish in the Commonwealth Championship as the team had three top-1o finishes. Senior Ben Lukehart and junior Al El Kordi-Hubbard were named to the PING All-Mid-Region Team while Lukehart was named to the Inaguaral MAC Academic All-Conference Team. Lukehart and junior Will Ellis were named to the All-Commonwealth Conference First Team while El Kordi-Hubbard was named to the second team.

For the fifth-straight year, the team was honored as Golf Coaches Association of American All-Academic Team for having a team grade point average of 3.0 of higher during the academic year.

In 2012-13, Ramer earned Commonwealth Coach of the Year after leading Stevenson to its second-ever conference championship in its first season in the MAC. He led the team to three first place finishes, including back-to-back first place finishes at the Messiah Falcon Classic and the Commonwealth Conference Championship. The team had 12 top-5 finishes inluding nine top-3 finishes and seven top-2 finishes.

In 2011-12, Ramer led Stevenson to a second place finish at the CAC Golf Championship. The Mustangs finished in the top two for the third time in the five-year history of the conference championship. Freshman Sean Cavanaugh earned CAC Rookie of the Year as well as All-CAC First Team honors. Sophomore Ben Lukehart was also named the the All-CAC First Team while junior Justin Hughes was named to the All-CAC Second Team.

In the 2010-11 season, Ramer earned CAC Coach of the Year after leading Stevenson to its first-ever conference championship after back-to-back runner-up finishes in 2007 and 2008. Freshman Ben Lukehart earned CAC Player and Rookie of the Year as well as All-CAC First Team honors after winning the individual title at the conference championship with a two-over par 73. Freshman Micheal Ercolano was named to the All-CAC First Team after carding a first round 81 and finishing in a tie for fourth. Sophomore Justin Hughes and sophomore Kyle Gerard were both named to the All-CAC Second Team.

Off the course, the Mustangs were honored by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) as an All-Academic Team for the fourth-straight year for having a team grade point average of 3.00 or higher during the academic year. The Mustangs were one of only 22 schools out of 284 in Division III to be selected. Stevenson, who boasted a 3.12 grade point average, was the only team selected from the CAC and one of just two from the Mid-Atlantic Region. In 2010, the team had a 3.31 GPA and were one of only 23 teams in Division III to be recognized.

Also during the 2009-10 season, senior Matt Lukehart was awarded with the first annual Andrew Geyer Award that recognizes a CAC golfer for “outstanding academic credentials, athletics, citizenship and community service.” He was also recognized as a Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar for Division III by the GCAA.

In 2008, Ramer was named CAC Coach of the Year after leading Stevenson to its second-straight runner-up finish at the CAC Golf Championship.

Ramer is a 1971 graduate of Towson. He and his wife, Jeannette, live in Towson and have three daughters, Nicole, Julia and Jessica.