Former Army SFC, FIST SGT (13F), and Drill Sgt. BJJ Black Belt, and Combatives Black Belt
Kris is a former Army First Sergeant and Drill Sergeant. He grew up in NE Oklahoma, where he got his start in wrestling. Later, when the Army began developing the Combatives program, Kris became one of the plank holders of the program. Kris is the only Coach to win 3 Army Combatives championships. Kris has trained the US Special Forces, as well as their Canadian, Slovakian, Polish, Iraqi, and Afghan counterparts.