Eric was born and raised in Danville, Illinois. He received his B.S. in Business Administration from Illinois State University. While at college, he won the first National Intercollegiate Frisbee Tournament. His love of flying disc competition has lasted 30 years and includes two world disc golf titles. After living in and around Austin, Texas for 18 years, he and his son settled in Asheville in 2001. Being an animal lover and after working in various fields, Eric took advantage of the opportunity to work in an environment with animals.
Eric enjoys spending time with his family, reading, and is always ready to take someone out for a round of disc golf.