Jeff was born in Ontario, Canada where he played for the New Liskeard Midget AAA team and won two championships as the top Midget AAA team in Ontario and had the opportunity to compete for two national championships.
After Jeff was done playing Midget AAA he moved on to Jr. A Hockey where he was recruited to play for the Lindsey Muskies which was owned by former NHL coach Roger Neilson. Upon accepting the offer to play for his team, Jeff had the opportunity to work at Roger's hockey camp as an instructor directly under him.
Jeff finished his Jr. career playing for the Utah Valley Golden Eagles.
Jeff is a certified level 4 coach and has coached Jr's, Midget AA, Peewees, Squirts, and Mites. In addition to coaching he was a referee for 15 years.