From 1994-1996, Chris was a resident athlete at the U.S. Olympic Training Center. During his athletic career, Chris competed internationally as a wrestler, capturing the Northern Olympic Trials Championship in both 1992 and 1994. Chris was also a world-class weightlifter, placing second at the U.S. Powerlifting National Championships in 1999. As a resident athlete, Chris also served on the U.S.O.C. Resident Athlete council.
Following his departure from the world of competitive athletics, Chris turned to coaching. He is currently a certified strength and conditioning coach who helped coach his wife, Erin, to a fourth place finish in track cycling at the 2004 Olympics. Chris has also worked with numerous individuals, athletes and small businesses to develop strength and conditioning programs.
Chris has degrees from Southern California University of Health Sciences, the University of Colorado, and Nassau Community College. In 2006, Chris earned his chiropractic practitioner’s license. Currently, he owns and operates Teller County Chiropractic.
Chris and his wife, Erin, have three children, Micah, Lindsey, and Eli. The Mirabellas live in Woodland Park, CO.