He grew up playing in Cuyahoga Falls Youth and High School teams, and coached many youth teams. He got into business ventures out of High School and began sponsoring youth teams that were highly successful. He moved into "AAA" unlimited age teams with Kent B.C. Bus Stop teams that dominated play in the '80s and '90s. He played in 4 League and 2 State titles. Bob has helped raise funds for many Summit County events, including Soap Box Derby and Rockin' on the River. He was the top ranked talk show host on WNIR 100.1 FM, Saturday and Sunday Nights from 7-10 pm.