Bachelor, Grinnell College, 1978. Master of Arts in Teaching, University Chicago, 1980.
Teacher Horizons School, Atlanta, 1978-1979, 81-82, Fremd High School, Palatine, Illinois, 1980-1981. Social studies editor McDougal, Littell, Evanston, 1982-1986. Freelance writer, editor, 1986-1989, 94—.
Editor Ligature, Chicago, 1989-1994.
Community representative local school council Sullivan High School, Chicago, 1989-1993. Member National Council for the Social Studies, North America Society for Sport History.
Married Jean Butzen, July 12, 1986. Children: Colleen, Henry.