Home Town: East Liverpool, OH
Age: 40
Family: Wife Sandy, 3 kids (Samantha, Heather, Amber)
High School: East Liverpool High School
College: Associate Degree: University of Alaska – Anchorage
Weight: 190
Height: 5′8″
Occupation: Professional Soldier & Angler
Hobbies: Fishing, Golf, Working with the Soldiers at all the events, Hanging out with the Team.
Sponsors: Skeeter, Yamaha, Ardent, OTB, Line-X, Sportsman’s Warehouse, Returning Heroes Home, Aggregate Haulers, FirstCommand, Castaway, Geneva Enterprises, Realty Executives, Gold
Financial Service, Images by Jay, Fox’s Pizza, Pack & Mail Plus, JaRod Jigs and Speedpro, Tight Lines.

  • Career Highlights & Accomplishments

ArmyBassAngler Team Member

  • 2006 Fishing For Freedom
  • 2005 Fishing For Freedom
  • 1st Place Stillhouse Hollow Wednesday Night Open
  • Numerous Top 3 finishes in Club Competition in Texas and Missouri
  • Being a involved in the 2008 Skeeter Owners Tournament at Lake Fork Texas
  • Selected by BASS/ESPN as the Ceremonial Launch Boats for the 2009

Bassmaster Classic
• Raised over $57,000 to date for Returning Heroes Home, Fishing for Freedom “Take a Soldier Fishing” & Fishing for Freedom “Take a Wounded Soldier Fishing
Bronze Star, Meritorious Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal (6 awards), Army Achievement Medal (5 awards), Army Good Conduct Medal (6 awards), Army Service Ribbon (awards), Overseas Ribbon (3 awards), Iraqi Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, , Southwest Asia Service Medal, Kuwait Liberation Medal (KU), Kuwait Liberation Medal (SA), Drill Sergeant Badge, Air Assault Badge, numerous certificates of achievements and appreciations