Degrees and Certifications:
I recieved my BS degree in 1976 from Florida Technological University in Orlando, Florida in Education . I then began teaching and coaching wrestling at Rockledge High School in Brevard County Florida. I taught, coached, and referreed in Brevard for 22 years at Rockledge and 2 Middle Schools. During that time I recieved my Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology and Wellness in 1996 from the University of Central Florida. I then moved to West Palm Beach Florida where I taught and coached for 13 years at Spanish River High School in Boca Raton and was also the assistant athletic director for 8 years. I retired after 35 years and then moved to Spartanburg SC. This is my 7th year teaching in Spartanburg, 2 years in district 5 and 5 years in district 7 at Whitlock Flexible Learning Center. I have been coaching wrestling for 7 years at Byrnes High School.