Larry grew up in Southwestern Saskatchewan where he played fastball, football, volleyball, hockey and lacrosse. He went on to play lacrosse with Team Saskatchewan for 4 years where he was a First Team All Star Defenseman at Canadian Nationals 2 years in a row. He has coached lacrosse at the provincial level, minor hockey, soccer and softball, most recently with Alberta Athletics Elite. He is a NCCP Certified Coach in Softball and a certified CanPitch Instructor. His coaching style combines the skills, tactics, defensive and mental aspects of pitching. He lives in Red Deer with his wife Cindy and has two grown children Sean and Allison.