Dom Iero was a three-sport athlete at North Canton Hoover, earning first-team All-Ohio honors in both baseball and football. He was also named Federal League Player of the Year as a senior, completing one of Stark County's best three-sport careers in recent history. Dom played at the University of Akron for two years, until their program was disbanded. He then played his Junior and Senior season at Kent State, playing in all 55 games as a senior and earning All-MAC Defense honors. Iero earned his bachelor’s in business administration and currently plays for the Joliet Slammers, an independent professional team in the Frontier League.