| 5 ft 11 in (1.8 m)|
190 lb (86 kg)
|Born|| March 1 1968,|
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
|NHL Draft|| 184th overall, 1986|
|Pro Career||1989 – 1993|
He played junior hockey for the Penticton Knights of the BCJHL in 1985-86 and college hockey at the University of Michigan for the Michigan Wolverines from 1986 to 1990. The Calgary Flames chose him 184th overall at the 1986 NHL Entry Draft.
Sharples played for the Salt Lake Golden Eagles from 1989 to 1992 and got into one game for the Flames in 1991-92. In 1992-93 he split the season between the St. John's Maple Leafs and the Brantford Smoke. He retired in 1993.