From Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Chris played for the Hunt Club Little League for five years from the ages of 11 to 16. Chris later coached for the CFR Little League for five years at both the house and competitive levels in each of those years. In 2012, he was the assistant coach for CFR’s Major A team that went on to the Ontario Provincial Championships where they advanced to the semi-finals. Chris has been an assistant coach for the U14 Ottawa Royals and the U16 Ottawa Chiefs in 2014, U18 Chiefs in 2015-2016 and 13U minor Bantam in 2017 .
Chris has successfully run and coordinated numerous baseball camps for Little League and the Ottawa Boys and Girls Club on behalf of the Toronto Blue Jays. In 2014 Chris joined the instructor’s staff with the Youth Elite Sports where he assisted with their on-field training and conditioning programs. Chris is currently an Instructor at Dingerz Batting and Pitching Centre.
Chris has particular insights into the rules of baseball as he is a certified umpire through Little League Williamsport and has received his district numbers through District 7.