Joe began his football career at John Oliver secondary school in Vancouver, helping them score the BC Championship in 1992. He played three seasons with the Surrey Rams while they won two BC Championships, and played for the University of Manitoba. For over 11 years, Joe was the Club Coordinator for the Boys and Girls Club of North Vancouver, and runs Game Ready Fitness programs in North Vancouver. He is passionate about working with the Washington Kids Foundation to develop the minds and bodies of youth through mentorship and physical fitness.