Chuck was born October 8, 1930. As he grew up, he spanned the entire skating world as a figure skater, speed skater, and barrel jumper. He competed in the 1952 and 1956 Olympics Games as a distance skater competing in the 5000m and 10,000m events. After he retired from skating, he coached for 35 years, developing eighteen National and North American champions and sixteen World and Olympic team members. Chuck was inducted to the National Speedskating Hall of Fame on May 18, 1997 in St. Louis, Missouri.