Chris is a 2007 graduate of Saratoga High School, where he was a four-year member of the school’s baseball team. He was named team captain both junior and senior years and was named Team MVP as a senior.
He completed his education at University of Albany, graduating in 2012. While at UAlbany, Chris was a member of the school’s baseball team and earned a spot on the 2009 NYCBL Futures Team. After graduation, Chris pitched in the NYCBL Summer League, spending two seasons with the Niagara Power and one season with the Syracuse Salt Cats.
Chris also served as the Pitching Coach for the 2015 Conference Champion (Liberty League) Union College baseball team.