Chris Erickson enters his first season as a student assistant coach for the Mavericks after completing his two-year playing career for the Mavericks.
Erickson's best tournament finish came during his junior season when he shot a 74-72-70=216 to finish in a tie for 13th place at the season opening Mean Green Invitational. He followed that up with a career-best 69, sandwiched between a pair of 74s for a 217 at the Pacific Invitational. Erickson played in four tournaments during the fall and owned a 73.92 stroke average.
Prior to playing at UTA, Erickson spent two years at San Jacinto Junior College. During his sophomore season, Erickson shot a 71-69-71=211 to help his team capture the conference championship.
Erickson played his prep golf at Kingwood High School where he was named the team's MVP his senior season. He tied for third place at the 2000 Class 5A State Tournament.
Erickson, a native of Kingwood, is pursuing a bachelor's degree in marketing.