Chris comes to the SUNY CCC from Elmira College where he served as the pitching coach for the past four seasons. During that time, Coach Karam's pitchers earned a multitude of school, conference, and Division III honors; Coach Karam was also a member of the 2017 Empire Eight Conference Coaching Staff of the Year. Karam helped facilitate the first Elmira College pitcher to enter and compete in the prestigious Northwoods Collegiate Baseball League and he currently has three former players who compete in professional baseball leagues. Coach Chris Karam is a 1985 SUNY Corning Community College graduate, where he was a member of the Red Barons baseball team, he is also a 22-year military veteran and a cancer survivor. Currently, Chris is the Vice President of Fagan Engineers in Elmira, NY and also serves as the Deputy Mayor in Corning, NY where he lives with his wife Kim.