Donny is originally from Sterling Heights, MI where he played three years of baseball at Eastern Michigan University (1994-1996). While there he was MAC Freshman of the Year and the all time career leader in batting average at .378. After a successful college career, Donny was drafted in the 20th round by The Detroit Tigers where he spent 3 years in pro baseball. He has been organizing USSSA baseball events since 1998 and is now an Assistant Executive Director of USSSA. He has been a part of the USSSA Elite World Series since its inception and currently works at USSSA National Headquarters in Kissimmee, FL.