33rd overall go with by Fremantle in the 2002 draft, he was named towards the All-Australian group 3 x in consecutive years from 2008-2010. His placement is detailed as ruckman. Upon getting drafted by Fremantle, he initial used East Fremantle before getting known as up to mature level. He was nominated as an Australian Soccer League Rising Superstar in 2003. He was raised in Support Barker in Traditional western Australia. He performed Australian rules soccer like Bradley Hill.