Chris is a Tucson native who spent his formidable years running sprints at local Catalina High School. Developing athletes and coaching movement are areas Chris as been active in for the better part of 10 years now. He began his career while still an athlete attending Whittier College in Southern California. While there he aided in the coaching of his fellow sprinters on the Track & Field team. Upon graduation in 2008, Chris acquired an assistant coaching position for the Pomona-Pitzer College sprint team. As well as a coaching position at a strength and conditioning facility located in the Orange County area. He eventually made his way back to Tucson to help run the gym that was to eventually become Gym 244.