Bachelor in Secondary Education, University South Carolina, 1968. Medical Science Liaison Society, University Kentucky, 1969. Master of Arts in History, Appalachian State University, 1981.
Assistant reference library West Hartford (Connecticut) Public Library., 1969-1971, University Georgia, Athens, 1971-1976. Education reference library Washington State University, Pullman, 1976-1979. Reference library Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, 1979—1994, collection department library, since 1994, stock car racing collection library, since 1998.
Member Educational Research Information Clearinghouse Vocabulary Review Group, 1983—2004.
Member American Library Association (codes reformed collection development committee), Sport Literature Association, North America.Soc. for Sport History, North America Society for Sociology of Sport, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Kappa.