Coach Chris joined the GB team from his home area of Dallas, TX. Starting out by training in Mixed Martial Arts with a background in Muay Thai, Boxing, Judo, and of course Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. He developed his passion for BJJ over the 10+ years of training, competing, and coaching. Coach Chris would say that the focus is all in the details and is always pushing his students to ask questions.
Coach Chris is all about family whether at the gym or at home spending time with his wife and 4 children. He enjoys training alongside his oldest daughter with her new-found fun in the sport of Jiu Jitsu as well. When off the mats, Coach Chris loves to slow it down by fishing or golfing to relax.
Over the years, Coach Chris has competed in various tournaments such as IBJJF, JJWL, and NABJJF gaining experience with each challenge that presented itself. Among his accomplishment, he fought in Pro-BJJ Super Fights which elevated his understanding of differences throughout the sport. Coach Chris believes that every opportunity becomes a lesson, therefore, you always have something to look forward to every step of the way.