Jack has a long list of accomplishments in the military. He was an Aerospace Physiology Specialist/Instructor in the U.S. Air Force from 1969 to 1976. From 1980 to 1987 he was the U.S. Air Force Aerospace Physiology Instructor and also a Course Supervisor/Career Development Course Writer for the Aerospace Physiology Specialist Career Field. Some awards to mention: Honor Graduate; Army Parachutist Course (Iron Mike); and Air Medal with Three Oak Leaf Clusters (Vietnam). His experience in the ballroom field is also wide-ranging. Jack started dancing at a very young age. Jack has been a manager/trainer of four different dance studios. He managed his parents' ballroom dance studio from 1976 to 1980. He was an owner and dance director of a franchised dance studio. Since 1989, he has been the recipient of numerous “Top Instructor” awards and awarded at dance competitions throughout the United States. He has also been a professional dance competitor.