Ricky was a 1981 graduate of Lake Lehman High School He is the twin to Rocky who is also a wrestling sensation
Ricky was a Junior High District Champion. He went on in his high school career to win two District Championships and a Regional Championship. In 1981 he won the State Championship
He continued his education at Bloomsburg State College. He was three time PSAC Champion, the time EAWL Champion and three time NCAA Division I National Champion at 118lbs. Ricky also won numerous AAU titles.
Currently, he is working wrestling camps and giving wrestling instruction to individuals or groups.
Ricky resides in Harrisburg with his wife Tanya and children: Nate, Noah and Tessa.