Chris Elliott enters his third season as an assistant coach at UC San Diego in 2011-12.
Elliott joined the Triton coaching staff prior to the 2009-10 season after spending two years with Synergy Sports Technologies, a company that provides game video editing and analysis for the NBA, the NBA Developmental League, NCAA Division I games and several major European leagues.
Elliott helped guide UCSD to an overall record of 25-5 and a second straight California Collegiate Athletic Association regular season title in his first season in La Jolla in 2009-10 and helped the Tritons to another 20-win campaign after the team went 20-11 in 2010-11.
Elliott coached alongside his wife, Charity, at Portland State from 2004-07, helping rebuild the Viking's program and leading the team to consecutive Big Sky Tournament appearances.
Prior to his stint at Portland State, Elliott spent the 2003-04 season as the strength and conditioning coach for the women's basketball program at Arkansas. He also served as an assistant alongside Charity Elliott at Cal Baptist from 2001-03.
Elliott earned a Bachelor of Science from Southwest Missouri State (now Missouri State) in 1991. He also attended the University of Miami (FL) and was a defensive back on the Hurricanes' 1983 National Championship team.
He and Charity reside in San Diego.