John has a B.A. in Theater from St. John's University. John has sustained a 20-year Ultimate Frisbee career while playing and coaching all over the world: he is a four-time national, three-time world champion and former Captain of Team USA. John trained as a personal coach with the Coaches Training Institute (CTI), the standard-bearer of coaches training organizations worldwide. In 2010, he received the designation "Certified Professional Co-Active Coach" (CPCC) from CTI.