Ethan grew up playing tennis in Roseburg, Oregon and has competed in tournaments over the country. Ethan competed at the OSAA State Championships all four years of his high school career and took fourth as a sophomore in doubles. Ethan and his grandfather are 3 time national champions for grandfather/grandson doubles, having won it on grass twice and once on hard courts. He also plays professional pickleball and after only playing for a year and half, he competes with some of the top players in the world, including USAPA gold medalist Kyle Yates. He is currently one of the top males in the northwest for singles and doubles in pickleball.