Danny Waite and the Shaw Park Sharks (GA) competed at Cooperstown Dreams Park during Week 5 in 1999. Danny made the trek to Cooperstown Dreams Park and participated with his team just months after recovering from two brain surgeries and radiation therapy.
After his 2005 high school graduation from Kell High School (Marietta, GA), Danny continued his education at Valdosta State University (Valdosta, GA). As member of Sigma Na Fraternity, he was part of the championship Tug of War team. Danny was also the recipient of the Hope Scholarship as well as scholarships from the American Cancer Society each year. Danny graduated with B.A. in History from Valdosta State University in 2010.