Ted attended St. Joseph Elementary School, Calvert High School, Xavier University in Cincinnati, and graduated from Heidelberg College in Tiffin. He married his wife Rita and they have four children, Lisa, Brian, Brenda and David, six grandchildren, Andrew, Marissa, Aaron, Kate, Jacob and Megan. Ted enjoys fishing, bowling, golf and attending various activities of his grandchildren.
Ted taught Junior High Social Studies at St. Mary's along with other subjects for 22 years, was the Principal for 17 years and was Superintendent of Calvert Catholic Schools for 3 years. Ted also coached Junior High Football, Junior High Boys Basketball, men's High School JV Basketball, was the Head Coach of women's Volleyball, women's Basketball and women's Softball.
Ted is a member of the St. Mary's Catholic Church and was a former member of the St. Mary's Catholic Pastoral Council and received the "Centenary Award for Outstanding Service" to the Diocese of Toledo in 2011. He also received the "Monsignor Dunn Service to Others Award" and is a member of the Calvert Hall of Fame.