Chris Ham is in his eighth season at Vanderbilt but enters his first as the team's sports performance coach in 2015 after serving as the team's Athletic Trainer for the past seven years.
With the Commodores, Ham is heavily involved in all aspects of the team's physical well-being - including nutrition, conditioning, strength training and overall health.
Prior to Vanderbilt, Ham worked at Belmont while pursuing his masters degree working with the baseball team and cheerleaders.
Ham served as a student trainer at his alma mater, Illinois. While there he worked with the baseball and soccer teams until his graduation.
Ham has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology from Illinois and a Masters Degree in Sports Administration from Belmont.
He and his wife, Stephanie, reside in Nashville and welcomed their first child last spring.