Date of Birth: May 10, 1952 in Munster, IN
High School Attended: Munster Graduated: 1970
High School Honors: Three-sport standout athlete in football, wrestling, and track; All-Conference in football and wrestling; 1st Team All-State in football; played in North-South All-Star game; captain of football and wrestling teams; named Munster High School Athlete of the Year; was a representative at Boy's State and member of the National Honor Society.
College Attended: University of Michigan Graduated: 1975
College Honors: 2-year football letterman; 1974 winner of Arthur Robinson Award for Most Outstanding Student Athlete on University of Michigan football team; 1975 winner of prestigious Fielding Yost Award in football.
Coaching Experience: Assistant varsity football coach at Bloomfield Hills high school.
Special Recognition: Honored for establishing and funding the Leaders Best Award at the University of Michigan for athletic teams with highest grade point average; on the Athletic Advisory Committee; member and president of various Sport Booster Clubs in Bloomfield Hills School District; volunteer at YMCA of Metropolitan Detroit where he has been Chairman of the Board; President of Lighting Ridge Enterprise, an investment holding company for real estate and financial assets.