Why do you like the game of softball?
I like the game cause you get to make a lot of friends. I also like the competitiveness of the game.
What position do you play?
I play 3rd base
What is your nickname in softball?
Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Its hard to pick just one. I've seen a lot of good players out there.
Where do you call home?
Me and my loving wife and 3 beautiful kids live in Russellville,TN.
What do you do for a living?
I work at a Wal-Mart D.C.
Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
I played 4 yrs of baseball and basketball in high school. I also played 2 yrs of football in high school. I played 2 yrs of baseball at a junior college.
How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
I had a uncle that had played at the upper level for years with Lighthouse Worth ask me one week if i wanted to go play in St. Louis that weekend with a team called A J Landscaping. I think they where an A team at the time. Not real sure. Then 3 yrs ago i got a call from Dan Smith to come and play with his team which was a major team and i was like where do i sign.
What batting grip do you use?
I put the knob of the bat in the palm of my left hand and over lap my right pinkie on to my left hand.
What is your favorite sports team?
I like the Florida Gators, Atlanta Braves, and the Tennessee Titans.
What is your favorite sport other than softball?
Going out in the back yard playing with my kids. I also enjoy coaching my kids in football, basketball, softball, and baseball.
Do you have any superstitions and if so, what are they?
I don't have any.
What is your most memorable softball moment?
Winning the 02 USSSA world. I picked up with Chase/Reece/Roosters to play in this one tournment and we won. In 05 I played with AMLasVegas/Benfield/Reece/Belcher and we won the last NSA and ASA major. In 08 we won the USSSA major by double dipping Resmondo after losing our first game of the tournment.
Is slowpitch softball a sport or a game?
I think its both. Anybody can go out and play it but if you want to be good you have to go out and train for it like you would in any other sport.
What is the best improvement upper level softball could make?
I think if they get rid of the composite bats that would help it out tremendously
What is your favorite non-World tournament?
The Smokies. Its all you can hit and I only live a hour away. I have alot of friends and family that gets to show up for that one.
Who are you playing with in 2011?