Chip was born and raised in Philadelphia, and has worked in the Phillies Baseball organization for 22 years. He served as Asst. Chaplain for the Philadelphia 76ers and Eagles for 2-1/2 years. He came on staff as Urban Director for FCA in Philadelphia in 1997, and moved to Colorado in 2001 to be FCA Urban Director in Denver. From 2001-08, Chip was the chaplain for the Colorado Crush, John Elway’s arena football team. From 2007-10, he was also the chaplain for the University of Colorado football team. Chip has also done chapel services for the San Diego Chargers as well as many college teams; such as, Temple, William and Mary, Bowling Green, Nebraska, and Western State (Gunnison).