July 26, 1960 in Allentown, PA. Moved to North Carolina in 1982.
Marketing/Sales of wheelchair accessible vehicles at Van Products, Inc. in Raleigh, NC.
Bunn, NC (near Zebulon)
First meet in 1978 at a high school unequipped push-pull meet. Did a 315 Bench and 500 Deadlift at 181 and was hooked.
181 (1987 ADFPA Nationals): 655 SQ, 392 Bench, 672 DL, 1703 Total
198 (2005 USAPL Master Nationals): 623 SQ, 407 Bench, 650 DL, 1670 Total
220 (2005 USAPL): 661 SQ, 425 Bench, 667 DL, 1753 Total
To compete without the use of strength drugs or supplements.
To my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ for my Salvation.
To my wife for her support and enthusiasm for my involvement in powerlifting.
To Nick Miceli for being a great training partner.
To Tim McClellan, my coach for analyzing my workout tapes and writing my programs.
To my employer, Van Products, Inc. for sponsorship at USAPL Nationals.
1979 Pennsylvania State Collegiate Bench Press Record
1986 ADFPA Open National Champion--181 class
1987 ADFPA Open National Champion--181 class
1988 WDFPF World Champion--181 class
1990 ADFPA Lifetime Drug-Free Open National Champion—198 class
2004 NASA Master National Champion--198 class
2005 USAPL Master Nationals 2nd place--198 class
2006 USAPL Master National Bench Press Champion--220 class
2008 USAPL Inaugural Raw Nationals--2nd in Master Division--220 class
Twelve additional top 5 finishes between 1982 and 2008 at USAPL Open and Master Nationals
NC Squat, Deadlift, and Total Record in USAPL Open Division—181 class since 1983
North Carolina Squat, Deadlift, and Total Record in USAPL Master Division—198 class
North Carolina Squat, Deadlift, and Total Record in USAPL Master Division—220 class
2008 Arnold Sports Festival Raw Powerlifting Challenge—4th Wilkes Total in Master Division
Qualified for 2009 Arnold coming up in March