Jeff was a right-handed pitcher and shortstop in Ellet Youth Leagues. He led Ellet High to City Title in 1987, and was All-City and All-State for the Orangeman. He was a 4-year starter for Akron U. and was All-Mideast in 1993. Jeff is Zip career leader in stolen bases and runs scored. He was inducted into the Zip Hall of Fame in 2010. Jeff was also an “AA" All-Star with Wadsworth AC, Champion C+P Sales, played on 4 All-Star teams, and won the 1989 Garcia MVP. He also played for Zanesville Greys and Columbus All Americans. As of this writing, Jeff coaches revived Highland High School winning teams.