Chris Deal joined Duke Athletics in January of 2007 and serves as an assistant equipment manager.
Deal served as a student manager for the Appalachian State football team during his time there and in that role when the Mountaineers won the 2006 Football Championship Subdivision championship. In addition, he has served as an equipment intern for the Chicago Bears during the 2005 season.
A native of China Grove, N.C., Deal graduated from Appalachian State in 2006 with a degree in Recreation Management. In his free time, Deal enjoys watching sports and home improvements. Deal currently resides in Durham, along with his wife Carrie and their two children Logan and Abbey.