A 1997 honors graduate of the Jim Evans Academy of Professional Umpiring, Chris spent 10-years in pro ball advancing to Triple-A in the Pacific Coast League and International League. In 2002, Chris was honored to be assigned the Futures Game and HR Derby as part of the MLB All-Star Game in Milwaukee, WI.
Chris, the first addition to our staff, has engendered wide-spread acclaim as a respected umpire clinician through his vast experience training and developing umpires. Instructed at the Jim Evans Academy of Professional Umpiring, 1998-2006, serving as Field Coordinator 2005 and 2006. In addition to his work on our staff, Chris currently instructs at Jim Evans sponsored clinics throughout the United States and Europe and is on the Board of Directors for Force3ProGear.
In 2017, Chris assumed additional responsibilities as one of our conference evaluators.