Grew up in Columbia City, IN where he started playing golf at the age of 6. Father introduced him to the game and he can't thank him enough for providing him the opportunity to play this great game. A member of the Indiana Junior Golf Association for 6 years where he competed in junior events all over the state of Indiana. Graduated from Columbia City high School in 1996 and decided to make golf my career. That fall, enrolled in the PGM program at Mississippi State University. Graduated Mississippi State University with a degree in Professional Golf Management in 2000. In January 2001 in started working for a small golf instruction company based out of Denver, CO. At the time, GolfTEC was a small company and only had 8 stores across the US. GolfTEC is now the largest golf instruction company in the world and keeps growing every week. GolfTEC has provided him the opportunity to become a great instructor and to grow the game of golf in Dallas. In his spare, also working towards a MBA at the University of Texas at Dallas.