A three-year starter for Dave Young at Tallmadge H.S. (1968-70). Named to the All-Metro Team all three years (at three different positions) and won MVP honors in 1970. Played two years at the University of Akron. He went on to play for several years in the Akron AA League for Wayne Knolls Farms and league champion, Eaton Sports Pride where he was named to the Akron AA All-Star Team.