Phone: (616) 774-4585 ext. 3040Biography:
Number of seasons with the Griffins (through 2011-12): 2
What you love most about working for the Griffins: The atmosphere of game day.
Favorite Griffins memory: 2010 New Years Eve game. Electric crowd, intense-last minute thriller of a game, and indoor fireworks! What more could you ask for?
Favorite all-time Griffins players: Darren Helm
Best thing about your job: Providing individuals, families, and businesses with quality, fun entertainment.
Hometown: Hudsonville, MI
States (and provinces or countries) youve lived in: Michigan
Spouses name/year you were married: Candi and I were married in 1995.
Children: Tyler and Mia
Sports idol(s) as a youth: Steve Yzerman
As a child, you dreamed of becoming: A rock star (drums, of course)
First job/your age: I worked in the muck fields of Hudsonville at the age of 12
Current dream job: A rock star (and yes still the drums)
If you could trade places for a day with another occupation/person, what/who would it be?: Anthony Bourdain
Professional memberships/civic leadership positions>: St. John Vianney School Board
Hidden (or not so hidden) talents: Drummer
Favorite foods: Anything my wife makes
Favorite music artists: 311, Bon Iver, Tool, Robert Bradley and the Blackwater Surprise.
Favorite sports movie: Rudy
Favorite subject in elementary school: Math
Favorite spectator sports: Hockey
Favorite pro/college sports teams (excluding Griffins): Detroit Red Wings, Notre Dame Football
Favorite recreational activities/hobbies: Spending time with my family, music, and living life.