Rich and his family moved to Glendale in the summer of 1997. He is originally from upstate New York and has a BA from Wadhams Hall Seminary College and a MS from the US Sports Academy.
Most of his career has been in high school and college education and athletics. In 2000 he coached his Whitfield boys basketball team to a Missouri State Championship and was a NCAA Division 3 championship coach.
He also served as Director of Athletics and the Men’s Basketball Coach for Harris- Stowe State University.
He also has served in community relations and development for Catholic Charities, Our Little Haven, and Cabrini Academy.
Rich is a lector and in the choir at Mary Queen of Peace parish.