Director and producer of television and film, including the 2011 biopic Soul Surfer. He also appeared in the Disney Channel TV show Even Stevens.
He attended Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles.
He directed numerous TV episodes for Disney shows, including Even Stevens, That's So Raven, and Jessie.
He divorced his wife Ellen McNamara in 2008.
His film Soul Surfer focused on Bethany Hamilton's harrowing experience with a shark while surfing.