He played for the Indianapolis Racers. Sheridan was selected by the Minnesota North Stars in round 6 (96th overall), of the 1974 National Hockey League Amateur Draft and by the Indianapolis Racers in round 7 (92nd overall) of the 1974 WHA Amateur Draft after his freshman year at University of Minnesota. Sheridan also played in other various professional leagues, including the NAHL, IHL, PHL, NEHL/EHL, and the ACHL until his retirement in 1982.
Following his retirement, he helped create Mohawk Valley Community College"s first junior college hockey program in Utica, New New York He was their first coach from 1983 through 1991.
His record there was 59-66-0. Sheridan currently resides in the Greater Cleveland area and is the head coach for his cities High School Hockey team