Chance played for Coach Brad Feekan at Gretna High School. He was a two time letter, one year starter for the Dragons. Chance helped his team compete in two state championship games and a semi-final in his four years. Chance also played two years of baseball for the Dragons.
Chance was born in Paoillon, Nebraska to Mike and Jill Sterling. He has one younger brother named Ty. Chance enjoys watching movies, working out, and spending time with family outside of basketball.