Fluty earned a degree from Southwestern College in health and physical education with an emphasis in athletic training in 2002. He also earned an M.Ed in sports management from Wichita State University. He graduated from Eastern Hills High School in Fort Worth, Texas.
After graduating from Southwestern, he spent a year as an athletic trainer at Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield, Mo., where he worked with the baseball and football teams.
However, he returned to Southwestern in August 2003 to be the school’s head athletic trainer, and held the position until 2005.
Fluty is the son of Mike and Theresa Fluty. He is married to Janci Ramirez, together they have six children and seven grandchildren.