- Born in Livonia, MI and played high school hockey at Detroit Catholic Central where he earned Michigan Mr. Hockey honors in 1999.
- Spent his entire junior playing career in the North American Hockey League, competing for the St. Louis Sting, Cleveland Barons and Danville Wings.
- Attended the University of Alabama-Huntsville where he played Division I hockey.
- Played 4 seasons of professional college for the Amarillo Gorillas of the CHL.
- Has coached with the Thunder 'AAA' program since 2009 and is presently the Head Coach of the U16 team.