Sam is entering his fifth full season of coaching for the Men’s Basketball program. From 2006-2008, Sam was part of the Academy’s back to back Conference Championships and NCAA tournament teams which includes the program’s first ever Elite 8 appearance.
As a player for the Academy, he scored over 1000 points and is currently 2nd all time in assists. Sam was a 1st team All Conference player and was recently inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame in June of 2013.
Sam Cheung graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in 2002 with a B.S. in Operations Research and a M.S. in Manufacturing Systems Engineering in 2009 from the University of Rhode Island. He also holds professional certifications in Acquisition Program Management and Contracting Officer’s Representative.
Currently, Sam works at the Coast Guard Research and Development Center in New London.