Chris is a New Jersey native where he was drafted out of high school in the 9th round by the Kansas City Royals in the 2004 MLB draft. He played a total of nine seasons with the Kanas City Royals and the Washington Nationals, reaching AAA as his highest level.
Chris has become a sought after infield and hitting coach with over 10 years’ experience as a personal instructor. He brings with him years of professional experience and prides himself in giving simplistic, personalized and expert instruction to players of all ages.
When Chris isn’t at Bardo’s facility, you can catch him climbing, fishing and hiking around Colorado with his wife and pup.
• Selected by the Kansas City Royals in the 9th round of the 2004 MLB Draft out of Delsea High School
• 2005 Pioneer League All-Star
• Idaho Falls Chuckar’s 2005 Player of the Year Award
• Placed 2nd in the 2005 Pioneer League MVP voting
• Rated 7th best prospect in the Kansas City Royals organization by Baseball America (2005)
• Rated best defensive infielder in the Kansas City Royals organization by Baseball America (2007)
• Selected to the 2008 Arizona Fall League
• 2010 Texas League Championship
• 2010 Texas League All-Star
• Played AAA with Washington Nationals in 2011-2012