Bob was a 1967 graduate of Bishop Watterson High School and a graduate of The Ohio State University. Bob began teaching in the Diocese of Columbus in 1972. In his 42 year teaching career, 40 of those years were spent at St. Francis DeSales High School. During this time period, Bob taught in the Science Department and coached a number of athletic teams. His coaching career included 39 years as Head Cross Country Coach, 35 years as Assistant Track & Field Coach, 6 years as Head Boys Basketball Coach, and 3 years as Assistant Girls Basketball Coach. Coaching accomplishments included 9 Team League Championships; 3 Team District Championships; and he coached 7 Individual All-Ohio place winners.