Chris came to Coaching Corps having spent seven years in education, teaching marine mammal conservation and physiology as dolphin trainer in Santa Cruz California and Belize, Central America. He then continued his career in education as a high school science teacher in Palo Alto, California. Over the last eight years Chris has spearheaded Coaching Corps’ national growth through partnership development and consulting, refining the model in which we recruit and support volunteer coaches, and as a trainer of Coaching Corps coaches and after-school partners. Chris lives in Los Angeles where he enjoys playing beach volleyball and continues to coach youth and play soccer.