American and All Conference Linebacker in 1990. He graduated medical school from the University of Washington, Seattle and completed residency at the University of Arizona. He was elected to AOA during his medical education and completed an Orthopaedic Sports Medicine fellowship at the Steadman Hawkins Clinic in Vail Colorado in 2001. He returned to the Air Force Academy and served as head team physician and chief of sports medicine from 2001-2009. He spent one year at Luke AFB, Arizona where he was an Assistant Team Physician for the Phoenix Coyotes. In 2010, he was transferred to Honolulu, HI, where he was appointed Residency Program Director at Tripler Army Medical Center. He separated from the military in 2014, and joined the Steadman Hawkins Clinic of the Carolinas. He is currently the Director of the Sports Medicine Fellowship, and serves as an adjunct Professor for the Clemson school of bioengineering as well as in the Clemson School of Health Research.