Childhood: When Dane was younger he loved to run, and run a lot he did. Every day during recess in Elementary school he ran for the Feelin Good Mileage Club. Dane also liked to play soccer and continued his interest in running and soccer when he moved to Junior High.

Junior High: When Dane moved to Junior High he couldn't believe how fast the day went, different teachers every hour, seven different classes that he had to juggle was a lot in the beginning. Dane adapted quickly to this new schedule and made new friends with people that shared similar interests as him. These friends were from the Track and Soccer team