Daryl grew up in Oak Park Illinois and spent every summer at the family property in Wisconsin boating, fishing, skiing, and spending time with extended family. He graduated from Southern Illinois University with a Master of Science Degree in Administration of Justice. He purchased his first boat while in graduate school and after graduation moved to Florida towing his boat.
He met his wife Sue who shared his passion for the water and the two of them received there scuba certification. Daryl and Sue have two children. Sean received his scuba certification at age ten and enjoys Lobster hunting and spear fishing with his dad. Sean currently attends USF. His daughter Jordan attends Palm Harbor University High School and plays on the LPRT (Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour).
Daryl had a career with the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office and after 30 years of public service retired as a Lieutenant. Daryl dedicated his life to public service and now dedicates his time to customer service as the new Operations/Service Manager for the Tom George Yacht Group.