University of Iowa
Prior to transferring to UCSB, Chaidez was a Hawkeye where he continued to specialize in the 800m. He was able to set his personal best of 1:49.73 at the Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships where he just missed out on qualifying for the final as the first one out at ninth in the preliminary rounds.
Graduated from Notre Dame High School where he was a two time state qualifier in the 800m where he finished sixth overall both as a junior and a senior. He was a two time CIF Southern Section Division 3 champion in the 800m and finished as high as third at the CIF Southern Section Masters Meet where he set a personal best clocking of 1:51.97.
400m - 49.84 (2017 Black and Gold Premier)
800m - 1:49.73 (2017 Big Ten Indoor Track and Field Championships)
800m - 1:51.97
1600m - 4:21.92