Ron arrived in San Diego, via a traveltrailer, in 1949. He attended, and played baseball, at Point Loma HS, San Diego CC and the University of San Diego. Ron received his Master’s degree in Educational Administration and worked at Francis Parker School in San Diego and Warren-Walker School in Henderson, Nevada, until his retirement in 2010.
Ron’s officiating assignments include: San Diego CIF Final featuring Paul vs. Michael Chang; working as a traveling Official for WTT and SD Friars; designated as a USTA and ITF “Blue Badge” Certified Official; selected to officiate in over 15 Davis Cup “Ties,” the WCT Finals and over 30 US Open Tennis Championships; selected as a Chair Umpire for the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games and the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games.
The things Ron is most proud of in his life are his wife Susan, their wonderful daughters Becky and Heather and their families as well as the fact that he can say that his father was his hero and the man Ron strives to emulate on a daily basis.