Michael is a recent graduate of Allegheny College, where he majored in Biology.  Michael holds a USTFCCCA Track & Field Techinical Certification and the American Red Cross CPR/AED   certification.  He is currently pursuing the CSCS certification.   Michael was a National qualifer in the Hammer throw and earned 5 All-North Coast Athletic Conference honors while establishing school records in the hammer and 35-lb. weight throws.