Years at MFHS
- BA History, Eastern Illinois University ‘98
- MS Educational Administration, Eastern Illinois University ‘04
- Married to Jill Buttz Applebee 19 years, Three sons- Twins Jack and Michael 16, and Greyson 13
- Taught Social Studies two years at Thomas Jefferson Middle School- Decatur
- Taught Social Studies two years at Maroa-Forsyth Junior High School
- Taught Social Studies 16 years at Maroa-Forsyth High School
- Fifth year as MFHS Athletic Director
- Assistant Coach on 2006 IHSA State 3rd Place Boys Basketball Team
- Assistant Coach on 2007 IHSA State Champion Boys Basketball Team
- 11 Years Head Coach Girls Softball- 6X Conference Champions 7X IHSA Regional Champions
- I love all things Star Wars.
Never tell me the odds.