Christy Thomaskutty became famous in Morgan County as a star basketball player at Brewer High School, and then her career continued in college as a player at Tulane and later as a head coach at Emory.
She has now found a second career as a women’s basketball analyst on the ESPN networks. She also works for the SEC Network.
She is a native of Somerville, and graduate of Brewer High School, and was a Street & Smith's Magazine Honorable Mention All-American, as well as an avid runner, competing in five marathons.
At Tulane University she ranked fifth all-time in NCAA Division I history for career three-point field goals.
Her senior year at Tulane, she was the female winner of its "T Club Athlete of the Year." She also received honorable mention for the All-Louisiana Team.
While at Tulane, she was honored as the national female winner of the Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar award; received a Commissioner's Academic Medal from Conference USA; and was named the Metro Conference student-athlete of the year.
Christy graduated magna cum laude (Bachelor of Science in Management) from Tulane's A. B. Freeman School of Business in 1996. She later earned her master's degree (Masters of Business Administration) from Illinois State in 2002.
She served as the head women's basketball coach at Emory University from 2003-2017. Prior to her appointment at Emory, she served as an assistant coach at Illinois State University and Saint Louis University.
In 2017, Christy was selected to assume Vice President duties for the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA). She has been a member of the WBCA Board of Directors, serving as NCAA Division III legislative chair, and she served on the WBCA Executive Committee as the NCAA Division II/NCAA Division III at-large board representative. She serves as a WBCA NCAA Division III Conference Captain and has previously served on the WBCA NCAA Division III Coaches' All-America Selection Committee and the WBCA NCAA Division III Coach of the Year Selection Committee.