Chas Walton graduated from Carthage College (Kenosha, Wis.), with a Bachelor's Degree in exercise and sports science and is a certified educational instructor of physical education and health.
He participated on both the football and track & field teams for four years with the Redmen. Walton started two years on offense for the football team and served as an eight-time all-conference competitor in triple jump, pole vault, javelin and multi-events. Named team captain in 2010, he received team awards such as "Most Improved" during the 2009 season as well as "Most Dedicated" during the 2010 season. Walton began his coaching career in 2010 as a part-time pole vault coach. He also took over javelin coaching duties in 2013, as well as long jump and triple jump in 2014.