Dan Bonney was born in Miami County Indiana, but raised in Montpelier Ohio. After graduating from Montpelier High School in 1995, he joined the US Army as a Cavalry Scout. He spent 3 years in Fort Hood, Texas where he trained on Bradley Fighting Vehicles and HMMWV's. After his time in the Active Army he returned home to a job working construction and continuing his military career in the Ohio National Guard for the next 5 years.
Now a days, Dan spends his spare time with his wife (Shawne) his daughters Madyson and Kendal. He and his family live in Pioneer, Ohio where they are all very involved with sports and fitness. He's an active member in Team RWB, which is an organization that strives to enrich the lives of our American veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity.