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 Zach Grooms, a member of the men's tennis team.
Name: Zachary Grooms
Sport: Men’s tennis
Hometown: Charleston, S.C.
Major: Business Administration
Why did you choose Coker? I chose Coker because it gave me the opportunity to continue playing the sport I love at the collegiate level.
What is your best memory at Coker (athletic related)? Winning the regular season conference championship last year.
What is your best memory at Coker (non-athletic related)? The night I met my girlfriend has to be one of my best memories I have so far here at Coker.
Which athletic team would you play on at Coker other than your own? Baseball
Favorite class: American Social Problems
Favorite professor: Dr. Hyman
Plans after graduation: Find a career that I enjoy, preferably in my field of study.
Favorite movie: Pulp Fiction
Favorite type of music: Country
Favorite food: Pepperoni and bacon pizza
Favorite sports team: Atlanta Braves
Favorite color: Red
Favorite TV show: Diner, Drive-Ins and Dives
Most prized possession: My car
What is something people may not know about you? My love for coffee
Do you have a nickname? If so, how did you get it? Grooms Daddy and Z are a couple that my teammates have given to me.
One word that describes you: Outgoing