Graduated in 1989 with a BA in Sociology from Boston College. While there I was also on the Boston College Shotokan Karate team for several years. Since 1988 I have studied the Korean martial art Shim Gum Do, and have master level ranks in several of its disciplines. Currently I am also studying Machado BJJ. I am a member of the Delaware Valley Volunteer Fire Company, where I am also a Swift-water Technician and work in High Angle Rescue. I am also a member of the Point Pleasant Fire Company as part of their dive SAR Team. Other achievements include Level 1 rank in GS Long Cycle. I am also a Primal Move Instructor and FMS/CK-FMS certified.