Favorite Activity inside the Rec:

Favorite Activity outside the Rec:
Working outside

Favorite Quote:
Semper Paratus = Always Ready

"Do or Do Not. There is no try." Yoda (The Empire Strikes Back, Star Wars Episode V, 1980)

I received my B.S. in Education with a focus in Physical Education from Cleveland State University. I earned my Master of Science in Education with a focus in Physical Education and Outdoor Education from The University of Akron in 1980. After graduation I spend four years as an Aquatic Director at a private athletic club, six years as Operations Manager at Geauga Lake and have been at The University of Akron since 1991 serving as Aquatic Manager, Aquatic Director, and Associate Director as well as being a Lecturer for Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland State and U Akron.

I also volunteer for American Red Cross, Boy Scouts, and USA-Swimming and have been a volunteer for the Girl Scouts, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.  I am a NCAA, High School and USA Swimming Official in local, regional, national and international meets.

I spent four years in the US Coast Guard during the Vietnam War.