Grew up as a caddy in Detroit, MI and learned how to play the game while watching others screw up. Played in State and U.S. Amateurs as well as numerous junior golf tour events. Played four years of college golf at Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids MI, on a golf scholarship. He graduated with a BA degree in Sports Management and Business Marketing. After graduation in 2004 and getting married, moved down to Orlando to work as an assistant professional and give some professional events a try. After being an assistant for almost two years he decided to go out and play on the Hooters Professional golf tour and other various mini tours in the Orlando area. With some success and playing full time for over two years he was offered the Head Golf Professional job at Orange Tree Golf Club in Orlando where he was an assistant years prior. He took the job and and currently is in his PGA Level 2 book work looking forward to membership within the year. During this time he has also received his Golf club fitting certification through Ping and working towards personal training certification through TPI (Titleist Performance Institute). He has been the Head Golf Professional at Orange Tree for almost two years and has given over 250 lessons his first two years as well as seen a 50 to 75% growth in the Junior Golf program over the past year. He truely enjoys his job and seeing others improve playing the game we all love.