Doug began shooting F-TR Mid-Range in 2012 at local Northern Michigan ranges and he achieved High Master Mid-Range that same year. In 2013 the Michigan F-TR team was formed and Doug became a team member. He has medaled at the 2013 Worlds, 2013 and 2014 Berger SW Nationals, 2014 Nationals and the 2015 Sinclair East Coast Full-bore Nationals. In 2014 at the F Class Nationals Doug shot a 200-9 to win that match and set a Senior National Record.
Doug has worked in the Marine Business in Northern Michigan since 1975. He was owner- operator of DeWitt Marine on Torch Lake until 2009 when he sold his company. He continues today with a Michigan marine operation with facilities in both Charlevoix and Harbor Springs. Doug has always been a dedicated sportsman achieving high ranking in hydroplane and tunnel boats throughout the country, winning five National Championships, one World Championship and still holds the World Kilo straightaway record in SST 45.
Doug and his wife Kathy have lived in Northern Michigan since 1975. They have three married children and four grandchildren.