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Born: May 7, 1951
in Bemidji, Minnesota
Resides: Bemidji, Minnesota
Throws: Right
Profession: Insurance Agent
In Own Words:
My parents introduced me to the game at the age of 10. My wife & I introduced our children to the game at an even earlier age. Curling has been a part of our lives for decades, and hopefully will continue to be for many more.[cr][lf][cr][lf]Curls out of: Bemidji Curling Club
Curling Highlights:
* Olympic Winter Games: 2006 (bronze)[cr][lf]* U.S. Men's Nationals: 2006 (champion), 2005 (4th), 1994, '93, '79 (champion each year); 2001, 1988, '86 (semifinalist each year); 1997, '95, '83 (competitor each year) [cr][lf]* U.S. Olympic Team Trials: 2005 (4th), 2001 (bronze), 1998 (bronze)[cr][lf]* Men's World Championships: 2006 (4th), 2005 (6th), 2003 (8th), 1993 (semifinalist); 1994, '79 (5th each year)[cr][lf]* Inducted into the USCA Hall of Fame in 2005[cr][lf]* U.S. Senior Nationals: 2007 (quarterfinalist), 2006, 2004, 2003 (champion)[cr][lf]* Senior World Championships: 2003 (silver)[cr][lf]* USA Curling Team of the Year: 2006[cr][lf]* U.S. Olympic Committee Team of the Year: 2006
Junior Highlights:
Coaching Highlights[cr][lf][cr][lf]* Randy Baird Team: 2000 Junior Men's Nationals (champion); 2000 World Juniors (5th)[cr][lf]* Jeremy Fogelson Team: 1999 Junior Men's Nationals (runner-up); 1998 Junior Men's Nationals (semifinalist)[cr][lf]* Hope Schmitt Team: 1999, '98 Junior Women's Nationals (champion both years); 1999, '98 World Juniors (fifth both years); 1999 Women's Nationals (5th)[cr][lf]* Nikki Baird Team: 2000 Junior Women's Nationals (semifinalist); 2000 Women's Nationals (5th)