Graduated San Marcos High School in 1979.
Played Football for Tarleton State University Freshman Year Fall of 1979.
Transferred to Southwest Texas State University (now Texas State) and graduated in 1985.
Coached and taught in Madisonville, Tx one year, then Axtell, Texas for two years before begining work on a Masters degree from Illinois State University.
While at Illinois State, taught various activity (Bowling, Fencing, Volleyball). Earned Masters of Exercise Physiology in 1990.
Coached in Rosebud-Lott for two years before accepting an invitation to attend Texas A&M University as a Doctoral Student.
Pursued my Ph.D. in Physiology for three years before deciding that being married and earning a living was more attractive.