Joe moved to Asheville in 1996 and has participated in ABASA since 1998 – playing in the open and over 40 (as captain) divisions with Asheville Wizards Football Club. He grew up playing recreational soccer at the YMCA in Indianapolis and Rocky Mount, NC. Then high school ball, and pick-up games at NC State, and adult rec leagues since the early 90’s.
Joe’s other two main passions are music (playing bass and guitar and supporting local live music) and photography. Joe launched Blue Cottage Creative Photography in 2014 as a way to get more active and share his love of the craft. He enjoys photographing a variety of subjects including family portraits, pets, nature and sports.