Rick Groom grew up in Wisconsin and Florida and went on to earn a degree in Photography from the Atlanta Art Institute. In 1986 he moved to Kansas City, MO and worked in the telecommunication industry for over 20 years before moving to remote television broadcast. He has worked in sports television for 18 years in national and international venues. Between his love of music and his expertise in photography, Rick created MidCoastLiveStream. He is married and resides in Mission, Kansas.