He was born in 1984 in Erzurum. He graduated from Atatürk University, School of Physical Education and Sports, Department of Sports Management in 2007. He completed his master's and doctorate degrees at Atatürk University. He started to work as a research assistant at Kafkas University in 2009. In 2014, he received the title of assistant professor at the same university. In 2019, he was appointed as an assistant professor to the Department of Sports Management, Faculty of Sports Sciences, Atatürk University. He is married and has two children.