Ethan graduated Milledgeville High School in Milledgeville,Illinois, where he was a dual sport athlete in football and basketball. In 2008 Ethan won Male Athlete of the Year. He went on to further his athletic career at North Central College where he played football. He is a student at Western Illinois University majoring in exercise science. Ethan is working on his Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification through the NSCA. After graduation, Ethan is currently training numerous teams in area in strength and conditioning. Ethan also offers individual training sessions for all athletes in strength and conditioning.