Sport: 8th-grade volleyball, 8th grade girls' basketball, 8th-grade boys' basketball.
My family: Wife Mandy, and daughters Lydia (3) and Bella (3 mos.).
My high school: Melrose Area High School.
My college (and degree): Southwest Minnesota State University, B.S. in Elementary Ed.
My sports achievements: Varsity baseball, football, and track in Melrose.
Other life achievements: I was married in May 2006, and bought a farm in August 2008.
My favorite sports experience (as a player): Playing adult co-ed softball as a ninth-grader in State in Duluth, robbing a would-be grand slam running from right to center, catching the ball while diving into the fence.
My favorite sports experience (as a coach): Coached against my wife as a J.V. softball coach, and won 1-0, 5-2.
Something most people don't know about me: I am a huge fan of old-school rap music, especially 2Pac, Bone Thugs, and Notorius B.I.G.