Theater Enjoy and experience both major and community theater productions. Volunteered for Battle Creek Civic Theater,
Vocal music Enjoy singing bass/baritone for Battle Creek Community Chorus, Battle Creek Pops Ensemble and Saturday ensemble at Saint Joseph Catholic Church, www.musiccenterscmi.com
Sports/athletics I have alway been involved in various types of sports all my life. Sports such as football, baseball, basketball and hockey motivate me. On a personal note I was voted "most valuable lineman" on my high school "state championship" football team.
Many of my internal drive sources which I use in the business world were developed on the sports practice fields. I have been pushed by various coaches and have learned the value of team play through my experiences in sports.
I enjoyed coaching my son's soccer team and helping them turn from individuals into a team and be successful while having fun.
Yoga About three years ago I started practicing yoga and have completely become a believer in the benefits of this ancient practice. The class I participate in is Les Mills "Body Flow" which is a combination of Yoga, Tai Chi and Pilates. When I complete a session I walk away feeling totally different from when I start. Advantages of strength, balance and focus help mold me into better individual. I am a believer a successful person needs to have balance in their life to maintain stress and keep focused in their life.
Motorcycling Another way of controlling stress for me is to plan a ride on my motorcycle. The freedom of the road is a good way to unwind and escape the rigors that life can bring. Prior to purchasing my bike I participated in a well respected motorcyle training course. I did this prior to purchase to get a feel if I was a good canidate for cycle riding.
After the training I left confident and focused about how owning and riding a motorcyle would play my life.