Dan Coons was born in Springfield, Illinois.  He is one of three children with one sister two years older and another sister ten years younger.  Dan has been an Arizona resident for 38 years.  He moved here in 1973, but spent six years in Texas form 1980 to 1986.  He has only resided in three states - Illinois, Texas and Arizona.
Dan has traveled to Mexico, Canada, England, Australia and Japan.  He is not fluent in any language other than English.
Being an Indy 500 race car driver was his dream career as a teenager..."still is!"  His current profession is print shop owner.  He has been in the printing business for twenty-three years.
Dan has been married to Colleen for four years.  He (as the step-father) and Colleen have two boys.
His favorite vacation memories are of a family trip to Japan in June.  "Experiencing the Japanese culture was a real treat."
Dan's most rewarding volunteer experience was when he helped administer polio drops in Hermosillo.  "Seeing the gratefulness and generosity of the mothers was very rewarding."