Rick was the 1976 Eastern US Junior Men’s Champion and competed against Rick and Brad’s good friend Scott Hamilton at the Nationals at the Broadmoor SC in Colorado (Scott won). Rick graduated from Tufts with a degree in electrical engineering. He married CherylAnn Barlow on August 20, 1983. Rick was a US Figure Skating judge and referee from the early 1980’s until the needs of his small children consumed all his free time in the early 1990’s. In a true example of his dedication to the Skating Club, Rick was Club President from 1997 to 1999.