MAJOR LEAGUE SERVICE TIME: 15 Years
CAREER: Joined the Major League staff in 1998...has worked the All-Star Game (2000) and Division Series (1999, 2000, 01)...previously umpired in the Northwest League (1990), California League (1991-92), Florida State League (1993), Southern League (1994-95) and American Association (1996-97).
PERSONAL: Born in June 1966 in Oregon...resides in Arizona...married to Allison...has two sons, Jack and Kevin...received an A.A. Degree from Canada Junior College in 1986...attended Portland State University...his father was a Triple-A umpire...played baseball through college...held an empty seat during his first game in the majors for his late mother, who had passed away due to breast cancer two years earlier...proudest moment as a Major League umpire was working the 2000 All-Star Game in Atlanta...enjoys golf, travel and exercise in the off-season...other hobbies include classic cars.« Back to umpire roster
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