Del did his undergraduate degree at Brighton University in England in Combined Sciences and a second degree in Chemistry and Energy Studies. He also has a teaching certificate (Brighton,U.K) in Adult Education. He taught Chemistry, Analytical Techniques in Chemistry and Science to Special needs students in U.K. for 11 years before coming to Canada. He joined Capilano University in 1997 and has been teaching in ABE ever since.
His interests include football (which is really soccer). Del is a qualified soccer coach and has coached boys, girls and mens soccer teams.