Rix is the founder of Champion Training Academy.
Coach Rix is a husband, father, coach, sportscaster, educator, and
Chris excelled in varsity football, baseball and basketball at Bishop
Amat Memorial High School and Santa Margarita Catholic High School.
In high school, Chris received All-American honors
and was named the Nike Camp MVP in Los Angeles.
Chris was also part of the inaugural Elite 11
QB Camp, selected as one of the Top 11
High School Quarterbacks in the nation. Following his senior season,
Chris was selected to Team California where as
a captain he started at quarterback and helped lead California to
a victory over Florida in CaliFlorida Bowl 1
at The Rose Bowl.
Rix went on to receive a full scholarship to Florida State University
where he became the first four-year starting quarterback in Florida State history, under Hall of Fame Coach Bobby Bowden. He earned freshman All-American honors, was named the ACC Rookie of the Year in 2001 and received All Conference recognition throughout his career. Despite missing
nearly his entire senior season due to a severe ankle injury, Chris
ranks second in FSU history in nearly every passing category, including passing yardage,
attempts, completions and touchdowns thrown. Chris also graduated
from FSU with a Bachelor of Science Degree studying Sociology and Communications. Following his college career
which included 3
ACC titles and 4 straight bowl appearances, Chris went on to the NFL where the San Diego Chargers acquired him as a free agent. After his time in San Diego, Chris followed
his heart and started his careers in both broadcasting and
As a coach, Chris Rix has served as an offensive consultant for many CIF-SS and City Section football programs since 2005. In 2008, Chris was the quarterback coach at Bishop Amat Memorial High School, where he began his prep football career. Due to his broadcasting commitments, Coach Rix has turned down numerous high school as well as college coaching opportunities.
As a sportscaster, Chris Rix is a national College
football and High School football analyst for Fox Sports. He has served as a High
School, College and Pro Football analyst,
color commentator, sideline analyst and host. Since 2005, Chris has worked for major network
affiliates including FSN, FOX, FSR, CSTV, ABC and ESPN. Chris Rix is often requested as a motivational and inspirational speaker as well as master of ceremonies for various community events, golf tournaments and charity fundraisers.
Rix currently resides in West Covina, CA with his lovely wife Anita,
their sons Luke and Bobby...along with their
dogs Noel and Champ Ian.