I Grew up in Cypress and graduated from Cypress High School in 1983.
I attended Golden West and Fullerton Junior College before heading to Westmont College. I played baseball at Westmont and earned a BA in PE with a minor in Biology. I have a Master's Degree in PE from Azusa Pacific University.
I taught at a bilingual school in Honduras in 1990 then began teaching at La Quinta HS in 1991. I taught science and PE; coached football, basketball and baseball and was the Girls' League (a service club) and Roller Hockey Club advisor. I began teaching at Dana Hills HS in 1996 and was the Athletic Director. I taught PE and science, coached football and baseball and was the advisor to the Roller Hockey Club. In 2001, I transferred to Tesoro HS. I teach science, coach football and lacrosse and am instituting several cool environmental science projects around our beautiful campus (aquaponics system, raised-bed gardens, keyhole gardens, CA native plant garden, nature trail, wildlife cameras, an owl nest box and a rainwater collection system). In addition, I am an assistant scoutmaster and a youth sports coach. My family includes, Kari (wife), Trent (class of 2016), Kacy (class of 2019) and Jack (class of 2025) and Robert (class of 2027).
We love to spend time together doing whatever and being silly; we also love to travel.