Eric Rudolph

Eric Rudolph is a jack-of-all-trades. A native of the upper peninsula of Michigan, he spent his summers as a commercial fisherman, logger, and park ranger. He learned a lot of his skills from his father, a master welder, who he worked with to build his parents home. Since moving downstate Eric has moved from manual labor to his love of coaching. He is a certified coach with Ypsilanti Otter Swim Club and Washtenaw College Fitness center and manages the newly rebuilt Rutherford pool. Eric also coaches soccer and now that his oldest daughter is playing in college he gets to start all over with his youngest U8 team.

Eric is checked out on: MakerBot 3-D Printer, Metal Lathes, Amaya 16-thread CNC Embroidery Machine, Epilog Laser Cutter, ShopBot CNC Router, 3- Saws Class, Planer/Jointer/Drum Sander, Drill Press/Bandsaw, CNC Plasma Cutter, Tormach CNC Mill/Bridgeport Mill, MIG/TIG Welding, Scotchman 45 ton Ironworker


  • His wife and 2 daughters age 22 & 6
  • Ice & Rock climbing
  • aircooled VW’s
  • photography
  • his Husky dogs
  • hockey
  • soccer
  • being outdoors
  • cycling