Mike earned his BA in Physical Education from the University of California, Berkeley in 1993 while earning 3 varsity letters playing football. During that time, he served on the Intercollegiate Performance Enhancement Advisory committee. He later became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association in 1994. In 1999, Mike received his Master’s degree in Physical Therapy from Western University of Health Sciences in Pomona, California. In 2010, he completed the post-professional Doctorate program in Physical Therapy from Northern Arizona University. Mike is a Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist through the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialists with an emphasis in orthopedics, sports rehabilitation, and general rehabilitation both operative and non-operative. In 2010, Mike joined the faculty at Midwestern University, Department of Physical Therapy in Glendale, instructing in Kinesiology, Physical Agents/Modalities, and Interventions for Orthopaedics.
Mike is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). He enjoys the active lifestyle afforded by living in the Anthem community. Mike and his wife, Jacki, have a son and a daughter who both attend Anthem schools.