Coach Christian was born and raised in Southern Connecticut and grew up with a love for the game of baseball. During three of his four years at Hamden High school, he served as the starting catcher on the varsity baseball team. After high school, Christian was able to compete at the collegiate level where he played for Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, Palomar College in San Diego, California, and Asbury University in Wilmore, Kentucky. Having discovered a passion for strength and conditioning, Christian decided to end his baseball career and focus his full attention on his studies. He is currently a senior at Southern Connecticut State University and is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science. In addition to being a student, Christian is a Certified Personal Trainer by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.