Coach Teddy graduated from Geneva College in 2013 with a degree in business and has been involved in soccer in the Pittsburgh area for the last 14 years. During his early playing career he was a member of Century, North United, and AFFC where he represented PA West at the regional level. He was also a part of PA West ODP. In high school, he played four years at South Fayette receiving all-section honors his junior and senior year.
During his collegiate career, Coach Teddy was a four-year starter for the Golden Tornadoes scoring 21 goals and recording 17 assists. In this time he helped the program to 55 wins, two NCAA PAC championship appearances in 2011-12, an NCCAA East Region Championship, and an NCCAA National Championship runner-up. He received All-Conference honors in 2011 and was named to the first team in 2012.