Emmett was a three sport athlete at Bethel High School, playing baseball and football for a couple years and a four year wrestler. His team won the state Class M title in 2001. He earned his Bachelors in Exercise Science from Southern Connecticut State University and his Masters is in Athletic Coaching from Northcentral University. He formerly coached wrestling at Joel Barlow High School in Redding as well as Youth football in both Bethel and Danbury. Currently, Emmett teaches K-5 Physical Education in Monroe and also coaches youth Wrestling and Baseball in Bethel. Last season, Emmett was named a New England All Star in Vintage baseball culminating with a New England All Start game in Bristol at Muzzy Field.