Rick moved from Ohio to Naperville in 1976. He graduated from Waubonsie Valley High School before attending Elmhurst College. Rick served for three years on the Naper Days Committee of Naper Settlement. He has coached and is a referee in the St. Rapheal Football League and Wheatland Basketball League. For the last 15 years Rick has been a referee in the Naperville baseball system. Rick resides in Naperville with his wife, Karen, and their two children, Richard and Kevin. Through his continuous involvement in youth sports Rick understands how important parks and recreation are in our community.