Started training in Karate in Sudbury in 1994
Came to Thunder Bay Karate School in 1995 as a 4th kyu Orange Belt
Presently holds the rank of Third Degree Black Belt
Received his Shodan Rank in March 2003
Director for many Thunder Bay Karate Invitational Karate Tournaments
Director of the first MAC Open Karate Tournament 2002
Received his Nidan Rank on November 24, 2007.
Received his Sandan Rank in December 2012