Chris graduated from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in 2001. After more than ten years in sports media and golf course management, he completed an internship with the Austin Stone's Operations team in 2010. In October of that year, he came to work for the FTCN and began directing Total City Sports. In 2012, the FTCN launched CrossFit Renew with Chris as the director and head coach, utilizing elite functional fitness and wellness training to restore communities to health. Additionally, Chris is the Equipping Manager for the FTCN and is responsible for content creation, teaching, and coaching. He and his wife Kari have been married since 2010.