Personal Info

  • Diagnosed with osterosarcoma (bone cancer) of the right knee in October 1992 and underwent amputation surgery at the age of three
  • Majored in business administration at the University of Missouri-St. Louis
  • Captain of the varsity inline hockey team at Ritenour (Mo.) High School, where he helped lead the team to a second-place finish at the Division II state championship in 2006-07
  • Lists the St. Louis Blues as his favorite NHL team

What is your favorite USA Hockey moment?
The 1980 "Miracle on Ice", even if it is before my time!

Who is your favorite super hero?
Batman during the Michael Keaton days

What is your favorite movie/TV show?
Miracle and Anchorman/Under the Dome

Who is your favorite actor/actress?
Will Ferrell/Jennifer Aniston

What are your favorite professional and college teams/athletes?
Missouri Tigers, St. Louis Rams, St. Louis Cardinals and St. Louis Blues-David Backes

What's your favorite meal?
Steak and lobster

What's your favorite magazine?
USA Hockey Magazine

What's your favorite music and artist?
I listen to all types of music

What are your off-ice hobbies/secret talents?
Tennis and any physical activity/I can kick myself in the head

What's your favorite workout?
Stopping Pucks

Are you attending college? What are you studying?
I'm a junior at University of Missouri-St. Louis and I'm studying business administration

What are your career goals?
Anything I can make a living from and enjoy doing

What's your favorite vehicle?
Audi R-8

Dream job (non-hockey)
Stunt double for Channing Tatum