Toyo became a licensed physical therapist in 2002. He graduated from Idaho State University with a Master degree in Physical Therapy. He is also a Licensed Athletic Trainer and received his BS in athletic training from Minnesota State University, Mandato. Toyo is a native of Tokyo, Japan and came to the United States in 1995. Before his arrival, Toyo worked for a sporting goods company for 10 years. As such, he is interested in exchanging cultural ideas with people, enjoying the outdoor sports in northern Michigan. Toyo loves windsurfing, Alpine skiing, and playing hockey.