Played high school baseball at Marmion Academy. Spent 1 season at University Illinois at Chicago (Division 1), spent 1 year at, Elgin CC, spent 2 years at Grand Valley State University (Division 2). While playing at GVSU team was two time conference champs, two time conference tournament champs, two NCAA Regional Championships appearances. Began coaching career at Marmion Academy. In first season helped guide the Cadets to an IHSA 3A third place state finish. Second year at Marmion helped guide Cadets to 4A regional championship. Currently Pitching coach at Elgin CC. Tim is currently working on finishing up masters degree in education at Rockford University.