Graduated from Whitworth College, Spokane Washington. Masters in Technology from City University, Seattle Washington. Taught all levels of mathematics at Hoquiam High School for two years. Taught all levels of mathematics, physical education, and weight training at Montesano High School for six years. 16 year teaching mathematics and weight training at River Ridge High School. Head football and a head track coach at Montesano High School for four years. Head football coach and assistant track coach at River Ridge High School for past t16 years.