Grew up in Missoula, Montana
Oklahoma State University – B.S. degree in Health, Physical Education and Recreation
University of Montana – Masters Degree in Health and Physical Education
Married to Frances Davis – High School Sweetheart and now married for over 50 years
Four grown sons, eight grand children
Joined Athletes in Action Wrestling Team in 1968 – Coached the team for 16 years and also competed as a wrestler for the first 10 years
During that time had a chance to represent the United States at 2 World Championships (1971 and 1974) and 2 Olympic teams (1972 and 1976). In 1976 won a bronze medal. That has given him a platform and opportunities to do clinics and speak to represent God and present the Gospel.
Still involved fulltime with AIA Wrestling Ministry with international teams, the Olympic Training Center and international Olympic and World Team projects.
Serving as an elder at Nor’wood Bible Church since about 1995