Dom was born in 1974, in Jackson, Michigan however, he grew up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He graduated from Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) Milwaukee Bay View high school, class of 1994 and lettered in track and field, basketball and football.
He attended Mesabi Range College in 1995-1996 in Virginia, Minnesota and then enrolled in Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) in 1996-1998 where he also participated in track and field. Dom enjoyed playing adult amateur football for a decade for various Milwaukee/Racine area teams and additionally, coaching the defensive line position on the adult amateur football level. In 2006, he volunteered as a football coach at Milwaukee Bay View high school.
From 2001-2013 Dom worked as a City of Milwaukee Laborer for the City of Milwaukee Housing Authority until his disability retirement in 2013.
In 2014, Dom still had a insatiable urge to coach football and landed on the staff of the Wisconsin Warriors, of the Independent Women’s Football League, coaching the defensive line for one season.
From 2012 to present, he joined the staff of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s recreational club football team. To advance his football coaching knowledge and to stay up-to-date on tackling techniques, player safety, defensive coaching strategies, including proper contact techniques, etcetera, he’s attended the University of Wisconsin’s football coaching clinic and became a member of the Wisconsin’s coaches association, and attended twice, the University of Notre Dame’s football coaches clinic in 2014/2017. He was previously a member of USA football coaching and a camp football coach for the Green Bay Packers Youth football camps.
Mr. Ali got into podcasting in 2008, as a co-host on Shorewood Monarchs Football podcast and in 2009, he was a host on a podcast pilot called Milwaukee City Football. When he’s not coaching football he’s a peaceful Human Rights defender, a term used to describe people who, individually or with others, act to promote or protect human rights.