Dan received his B.A. in History from PLU, and a Masters of Divinity from Luther Seminary in St. Paul, MN. He is currently a Lieutenant Commander in the Navy Reserve, serving as a chaplain for the past 16 years. In 2007, he deployed to Iraq with the Marine Corps in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
Dan also spends his Fall Friday nights under the lights as the Defensive Coordinator for the Bellarmine Prep football team. He is an avid reader and studier of Scripture. He enjoys reading theology books (most notably from authors – C.S. Lewis, Karl Barth, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Martin Luther and Soren Kierkegaard), and books relative to football and athletic performance.