After graduating from Kariya Industrial High School, he joined Japan Soccer League side Yamaha F.C. (current Jubilo Iwata) in 1980. He never moved to any other club and retired as an Iwata player after the 1995 season. He played total 275 league matches and scored 35 goals for Yamaha (later Iwata).
He was capped 35 times and scored 2 goals for the Japanese national team between 1988 and 1993. He made his international debut in a friendly against China on June 2, 1988 at Mizuho Athletic Stadium. He scored his first international goal against China on May 13, 1989 in Okayama. He was a member of the Japan team that won the 1992 AFC Asian Cup. He played twice in the tournament.
He is currently coaching Jubilo Iwata's youth team. (as of September 2007)