Kristian (Kris) Wilson was born and raised in Philadelphia and is a former Legacy student-athlete. He played tennis at Community College of Philadelphia(CCP) for 2 years before he went on to play at Washington College under Dave Marshall. Kris worked the NJTL summer program since he was 14 years old. He worked at Sea Colony during the weekends while attending CCP teaching adult and youth tennis. After college, he worked for the after school program in Camden, Chester, and Philadelphia through Legacy.
Some of his other coaching experience was at the YMCA in Lansdale as head pro for 10 and under, Gold Cup, and the assistant coach at Archbishop John Carroll girls tennis team.