Chris Ellis is in his fourth year as assistant coach for the UMW baseball program. He earned his B.S. degree in Kinesiology from Longwood University and is a certified strength and conditioning specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. He recently completed his masters degree in in Exercise Science and Health Promotion with a Concentration in Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention from California University of Pennsylvania in July, 2015.
He played college baseball at Longwood University and Mount Olive College. Chris was a catcher and infielder throughout his college career. He has experience as a volunteer assistant strength and conditioning coach at both Longwood and Virginia Commonwealth University.
Chris serves as the infield coach, as well as designing and implementing the strength and conditioning program for the baseball program.