A Chicago born performance and wellness coach, Michael got started in the fitness industry as an undergraduate Kinesiology student at the University of Illinois. Michael went on to receive masters degrees in Exercise Physiology and Education while becoming a Strength and Conditioning Coach at Western Michigan University. After this, Michael went on to work at Mercer University, Indiana State University, and IMG Academy, working with several of the Olympic teams at these schools. After these experiences, Michael started working in the private sector as a Performance Coach followed by a five-year stint as the General Manager at Noble Athletics in Purcellville, Virginia. Outside of running the gym, Michael was responsible for running group classes, personal training and onboarding new members as they joined the gym.
Michael is an avid Chicago sports and food fan and tries to play sports recreationally on the weekend as much as he can.