Michael holds a BA in Physical Education from the University of Northern Colorado. He also holds a Masters in Educational Leadership from the University of Northern Colorado. Michael has taught Physical Education, Health and Strength and Conditioning for 19 years at the high school level. He has over 20 years of Head coaching experience in Basketball, Football, and Track. In addition to his coaching and teaching career, Michael has been an Athletic Director for the past 24 years.
In 2007, he took an administrative position at Rifle High as the Assistant Principal and Athletic Director. He has been at Skyline High School in the same capacity for the past 14 years.