Inducted in 1998 – Attended Deer Park H.S. – Attended Hofstra University where he achieved his greatest success. In 1977 he was a Nat’l Champion and named the Outstanding Wrestler. Silver Medal winner in 1980 on the U.S. World Team – That team captured the 1st Gold Cup in U.S. wrestling history. He was presented the “Lifetime Achievement to Wrestling” award in 2000 by the Nat’l Wrestling Hall of Fame.