Years Played


Year Inducted


Collegiate and international Greco-Roman wrestling standout...NCAA Division I All-American in 1988 (sixth place) and competed again at the 1987 Division I championships...Member of four North Central Conference championship teams and captain of the 1988 NCAA Division II national title team directed by coach Bucky Maughan...Four-time NCAA Division II All-American with third-place finishes in 1985 and 1987, fourth in 1988, and seventh in 1986, all at 177 pounds...A four-time NCC placewinner, he won the 1985 NCC title at 167 pounds and was runner-up three times at 177 pounds...Led the team in dual wins his final three years and was second in career wins (107) at NDSU when he left...Finished with a 107-29-1 record...Member of the U.S. national team (1992-96)...Alternate for the 1996 U.S. Olympic Greco-Roman team after a fourth-place finish at the Olympic Trials...Tied for first place at the Eastern Regional and was third at the Western Regional in 1996...Had fifth-place efforts at World Trials in 1990, 1993 and 1995...Earned a bronze medal while competing with USA Wrestling in Cuba and the USSR in 1990...Started Foothills Consulting Group, an IT staffing agency in Southern California, in 2004, and expanded with a Boston office in 2007.