Current Residence: Durham, N.C.
Education: Ph.D. from Duke University, M.Div. from Princeton Theological Seminary, B.S. from the University of Michigan
Occupation: Adjunct Professor of History of Christianity (various institutions)
Club: Mid-South Fencers Club
Coach: Jeff Kallio and Jen Oldham
Family: Wife Connie Badger, sons Brendan and Benjamin
Hobbies: Playing the fiddle/guitar/banjo in his two bands (one bluegrass, one more eclectic Americana and Old Time music); playing classical music on the piano; singing in a church choir; teaching religious history in universities and grad schools; opera; Homeric Green, Anglo-Saxon poetry and reading the works of George Herbert, Gerard Manley Hopkins, and Jane Austen; and gardening
Favorite Fencing Memory: Winning nationals in 2016, and being on the 2nd place saber team at the 2017 Worlds
Something People Would be Surprised to Know: He was an All-American gymnast for the University of Michigan back in the 1970s.
Current U.S. Ranking: No. 2 (Veteran 60-69 Saber)
Veteran World Championship Teams: 2018, 2017 (Silver - Team, Bronze - Individual), 2016 (Bronze - Team)