- Involved in wrestling for 25yrs.
- Two time North Carolina all-state selection placing 3rd as a jr and 2nd as sr.
- Wrestled for Appalachian State University, where he was a 4yr letterman, two time southern conference champion and two time NCAA division 1 national qualifier ranked as high as top 12 in the country.
- Still ranked top ten in all time victories in Appalachian State wrestling history
- Upon graduation he has coached middle school, high school and various club teams.
- Has coached multiple state placers, state champions, high school all-americans and national champions.
- Earned degrees in Sociology and Criminal Justice from Appalachian State University, May 1998
Other Facts and Information
- He feels that wrestling prepares the mind, body and heart for success on and off the mat.