Number of seasons with the Griffins (including 2016-17): 21
What you love most about working for the Griffins: Seeing players move up.
Favorite all-time Griffins players: Billy Armstrong and Jonathan Ericsson
Best thing about your job: Working with the youth and facing the daily mechanical challenges.
Hometown: Grand Rapids, MI
States you’ve lived in: Michigan
Spouse’s name/when you were married: Tammy and I were married in 1980.
Children: Kevin and Daniel
Pets: Two dogs named Cowboy and Muppett.
College: Grand Rapids Junior College, 1977-79
Sports idol as a youth: Gordie Howe of the Red Wings and Al Kaline of the Tigers.
Personal/professional heroes: My first real boss, working as an attendant.
As a child you dreamed of becoming: A policeman
First job: When I was 13, I worked at a grocery store.
Current dream job: Still a dream
If you could trade places for a day with another person, who would it be?: The President of the United States
Most memorable on-the-job mistake/ embarrassing moment: One time I fell on the ice, passed out momentarily, and then staggered in slow motion to the bench.
Favorite charities or causes: I volunteer at Mackenzie’s Animal Sanctuary.
Most exciting/unique thing that you’ve done or place that you’ve visited: Costa Rica
Sports played growing up: I played football and baseball.
Hidden (or not so hidden talents): Still hidden
Favorite foods: Mexican
Favorite music artists: The Beatles and Neil Diamond
Favorite sports movie: Caddyshack
Favorite subject in elementary school: Math and History
Favorite spectator sports: Auto racing and hockey
Favorite pro/college sports teams (excluding the Griffins): Detroit Red Wings
Favorite recreational activities/hobbies: Auto racing (oval)