Graduated from Copley High School in 1962 and attended The Ohio State University and The University of Akron. After twelve years at Arden Riddle Furniture, John went on to a 29-year career at Roadway Express, spending his last fifteen years as a Driver Account Specialist. Living on the original family farm in Copley, Ohio, John and his wife, Gail, are enjoying his retirement time. They are also involved in ministries at their church. John’s daughter, Alyssa, is an honor student at The University of Akron and is studying elementary education. Playing and coaching volleyball is one of John’s passions. He has coached at three different high schools for a total of seven years, and still plays at least once a week.