Started wrestling in 2003. The Jr Driller program prepared him for the high school wrestling season. He competed for the Drillers from 2003-2007 under Coach Andy Varner.
– 3x California State Qualifier
– 7th place California State Championships in 2006
– Central Section Champion in 2007
– 4th Fargo Junior Freestyle Nationals
Continued academically and athletically at CSUB.
– 2x NCAA Division 1 qualifier
– 3x PAC 12 Place winner
– 4th Freestyle University Nationals
– Jr. World Team Trials Place winner
During college, he coached the Jr. Driller program. Once done with college in 2012, he joined the Bakersfield High School coaching staff.