Kris was born and raised in Michigan. Following high school, he enlisted and served in the United States Coast Guard before entering college. In 2022, he graduated from Grand Valley State University where he received his Doctorate of Physical Therapy. His career interest revolves around working with individuals who enjoy and share in an adventurous lifestyle, at any level. He utilizes a variety of evidence-based practices, including manual therapy, movement screenings, and education to help people return to favorite activities. Outside of work, he enjoys climbing, hiking, camping, and weightlifting.