Since 1990, Bob has been involved in sports ministry. While serving as Executive Director of Ministries at Christ Covenant Church, Bob lead a team in developing the SOAR ministry in 1990. Since 1993, he has served as a Sports Chaplain, first as Executive Director for Motor Racing Outreach and beginning in 1996 as the Lead Chaplain for Joe Gibbs Racing in Huntersville, NC.

He and his wife, Connice (also a Cede chaplain), raised their three children in nearby Charlotte, NC. Bob grew up in Columbia, SC where he also received degrees in Computer Science and an MBA at the University of South Carolina. Bob left the business world in 1988 to serve in ministry beginning at a local church, another sports ministry, and then founding and leading Cede Sports today.