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Hi I'm Dale

I'm a Mormon. I Grew up in Lake Elmo, MN. I have a beautiful wife and 5 children. We own Aveda beauty schools in AZ, CO, UT.

About Me

I grew up in Minnesota and Wisconsin. I'm married to a gorgeous wife and four children soon to be 5. All are currently under the age of 6! Graduated with a bachelors in Finance and Masters in Sports Management. Played baseball in College. Interned with the NFL. Was an assistant baseball coach at a major university. Came within 3 outs of going to the College World Series. Left coaching to spend more time with my family. My wife went to beauty school. We opened our own beauty schools in CO, AZ, and UT. Have over 700 students and 75 employees. We have a passion to create the worlds best hairdressers and spa therapists. We not only teach them how to be great at their trade but teach them to be great people - caring for the world they live in. I love to golf, golf, golf, aveda, country music, travel and play all sports. I love watching my children grow up and spending time with the fam. I love to have huddles with the kiddos. They teach you about life and whats most important in life - family and service.

Why I am a Mormon

I am a Mormon because of its truth and values. I was raised lutheran. My mom did a great job of taking me to church every week. I grew up with a testimony that we would return to our heavenly father some day but didn't understand the details of Heavenly Fathers plan. Something was missing. I went to school to play baseball at Eastern Arizona College. I didn't know what a mormon was. Just thought when i arrived in Thatcher it was strange for my peers and classmates to attend church for 3 hours and be dressed in suits and ties! I Met my wife during the second semester. She never pushed the mormon religion on me. As the semester neared an end she asked me the following questions: Where are you going after life on earth? Do you think everyone goes to the same place? What steps do you need to take to get there? I couldn't answer her with specifics so I decided to attend the mormon church one sunday. The first church meeting I went to was a fast ant testimony meeting. The Spirit burned through my body. Big tough college football players were bearing their testimonies with tears flowing down their faces. The Spirt occupied me. It was the Holy Ghost like i never experienced before. A softness came into my heart. I began investigating the church and took the missionary discussions. We would visit temples from the outside and had the spirit come over me. The spirt that surrounded the temples hit me hard and I could do nothing but look further into this feeling i was having. After taking the discussions several times became baptized into the Church of jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. The Spirit that was with me when I visited the outside of the temples only grew stronger after my beautiful wife and I got sealed together forever. The idea and principles that our families can be sealed together forever is truly a blessing. I know Heavenly Father has a plan for all of us and what we need to do to return to him someday.

How I live my faith

I live my faith by caring for my family and the people around us. Happiness is found by delivering service to others. We pray together as a family daily. There is nothing better than listening to our children pray for themselves and others. We dedicate a night out of the week to have activities centered around our Heavenly Father and his gospel. I teach a lesson once a month during one of the hours of church. The class builds and strengthens my testimony by challenging myself to study the scriptures more in depth. We also home teach our families once per month and get taught from our home teachers once a month. Its great to know there is always someone looking out for you. One of the greatest blessing of the mormon church is the service you can deliver and the service you receive from members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.