Degrees and Certifications:
I graduated from Clayton Valley High school in 1981. The following fall I attended Diablo Valley College and earned an Associate of Arts Degree before I transferred to California State University Chico and received my Bachelors of Science degree. Later I attended Chapman University and received my California State Teaching credential (Social Science). I started my career working at the East County Boys and Girls club as the Program Director. I later worked for the United Council of Spanish Speaking organizations as a Program & Transportation Director.
Later I decided to follow in my father’s footsteps, and become a secondary teacher. I have a passion for wrestling and have coached the past twenty-five years, eighteen years at Pittsburg High School and seven years at Antioch High School. Today I continue to my involvement in the sport of wrestling as a wrestling official.