In 1981 Ted received his Master of Science degree in Sports Administration from St. Thomas University in Miami, Florida. A 1979 graduate of San Jose State University, he earned his Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. In addition to his SID duties, Ted is a member of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA); a member of USD's Athletic Hall of Fame Committee; and taught a bowling class through the USD recreation department for 26 years. Ted received his 25-year award from CoSIDA in July, 2007 at the CoSIDA Convention held in San Diego.
Ted and his wife Terri, a 1983 USD graduate, reside in Poway. They have four daughters: Katie (2009 USD graduate), Colleen (2011 USD graduate), Claire (2014 USD graduate) and Erin (USD sophomore).