A high school All-American in swimming and in water polo at Grossmont High, in El Cajon, CA. He was CIF water polo player of the year. He served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to Tampa, Fla. He was WAC champion in the 100 back in 1980 and 1981. He broke multiple school records and competed in the 1981 NCAA Championships in Austin, TX.
Chris currently resides in Provo, UT and is a health care administrator. He also helps lead the alumni association chapter for the swim and dive program.