The former Ex Special Forces Green Beret has been drumming since the age of 12. In the late 60’s his band, the Conspirators, opened for many national acts like Buffalo Springfield, The McCoy’s , The Turtles Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels, Sam the Sham, Ect.
An avid water and snow skier, he was also into Barefoot, Trick, Slalom and wake board Skiing
He competed on the Chicago Ski council Midwestern Alpine racing series and the U.S. Ski Associations masters circuit successfully. Also for many years in slalom, Giant Slalom, Super G and down hill events. He was Alpine Race chairman for several U.S. Ski Associations National events, and for the Chicago Ski council Alpine racing series in the Midwest.
He has drummed in many Jazz groups like Larry Russo Trio, Jude, Jazz wave, Ect. Also several swing bands such as, The Ted Brooks Orchestra, and one country band. The rock bands he’s played in include The Conspirators, Accents, Coyote, Roamin Souls And now Gray Wolf. A graduate of the University of Alabama Medical Center Physician Assistant Program, He is a P.A. For the Orthopedic and Rheumatology Associates in Moline.