Chris was born and raised in Iowa City. He attended Regina High School and went on to play baseball for two years at Muscatine Community College. He transferred to the University of Nebraska – Omaha where he finished his college baseball career. He was a two time All-American and student Athlete of the Year in 2008. Chris was signed as a free agent by the Chicago Cubs and spent the 2009 season in the AZ League. Chris returned to the family construction business after his baseball career and is the construction manager at Weimer Construction.
Chris enjoys spending time with his family. He is also a sports enthusiast. His favorite teams are the San Francisco Giants and the Green Bay Packers.
He is an avid fisherman and enjoys his yearly fishing trips with his family.
Chris and his wife, Jenna, have a daughter, Sophia Rose. They live in Iowa City.