MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 14 Years
CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 1999...has worked the All-Star Game (2002) and the Division Series (2006, 2008)...worked the BOS-LAA?ALDS?in 2008...worked the 2000 Opening Series between the Chicago Cubs and New York Mets in Tokyo...previously umpired in the Appalachian League (1988), Midwest League (1989), Southern League (1991-93), International League (1994), Pacific Coast League (1995-96), American Association (1997) and International League (1998-99).
PERSONAL: Born in November 1963 in Denver...resides in Wisconsin...married to Mary...played high school baseball and football at Thomas Jefferson High School...began his umpiring career in 1986 in a Denver summer league...works with the St. Croix Charity Golf Outing to benefit Queen Louise Home for Orphaned Children...sponsors an orphan every year for the Queen Louise Home in St. Croix...has been a visitor to children's hospitals as a part of umpires' charitable efforts...hobbies include golf, weight training and racquetball...attends as many Wisconsin Big Ten football games as possible.« Back to umpire roster
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