Jim has been a MN wrestling official and Gold Country member since 2007. He has officiated individual and team sections in MN including 3AAA, 4AAA, 4AA, MN 9th grade league and MN 9th grade team state. He also officiates youth tournaments including those for USA wrestling. Jim officiates in WI and MN. Jim is a USA wrestling Bronze level coach since 2005 and was a Hudson, WI youth coach 1998-2008, assistant Hudson, WI middle school coach 2003-2008. He is originally from Merrill, WI.