Born in Calmar, Alberta, Canada, in February of 1951, Chuck has two daughters: Allison, who is married and lives in Southbend, Indiana, and Tayler, who lives with him. When not on the road, Chuck supplies liquid nitrogen to medical facilities.
He is married to Ruth who lives in Douglas, WY, and is a registered nurse. Chuck and Ruth met at the Douglas NSPRA Rodeo.
Chuck began rodeoing in 1969, competing in several amateur associations in the steer wrestling. He joined both the CSPRA and NSPRA in 2002. Since then, he has won the CSPRA SW Season Leader seven times and was the CSPRA 50+ SW Champion six times.
In addition, he won the 2005 Kenny McLean Memorial Cowboy of the Year buckle.