Don graduated from Husson College in May 1986 with a bachelors in Business Administration. He has been the Head Golf Professional at Waterville Country Club for the past 14 years. While at Waterville he has been recognized for being the 2012 Maine PGA Golf Professional of the Year and the 2008 Teacher of the Year. Don has been a member of the PGA of America since 1991.
While at Husson, he played both golf and basketball. The golf team participated in the NAIA national championship in 1985 and the basketball team qualified for the nationals in 1982. Don was named a NAIA All- American his senior year in basketball and was inducted into the Husson Sports Hall of Fame.
Don resides in Sidney with his wife Anne and daughters Hannah and Abby. Away from work, he enjoys all sports and spending time with family.