Chris, being the 19th Homegrown in team lore shows the Fire are on Fire moving their people up, especially the teenagers with his being 16. The contract is through 2023 and the Club option for 2014.
HC Raphael Wicky stated "We're excited about the quality that Chris brings at the goalkeeper position. He's shown at training this preseason that he is ready to take the next step with the first team and gain valuable experience as a professional as he continues to develop in a competitive environment"
From Naperville IL, Chris came to the Fire Academy in 2017 after being with the Roadrunner Soccer Club and had been with the U-14, 15, 16 & 17's as he studied under Academy GK Coach Igor Diimov. Over his quartet of seasons with the Academy, Chris had 48 games, all starts in the USSDA.
Academy TD Cedric Cattenoy informed "Everyone within the Academy is proud to see Chris take this next step in his career. He's a talented goalkeeper and between the Academy and trainings with the first team staff, Chris will continue to develop as one of the best talents at his position"
Chris achieved his inital time with the USYNT U-15's last year, going to their camp in Carson, CA. Of late he was with the USNT U-15's and the 2019 Concacaf Championship.