Michael graduated from the University of Indianapolis with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2009. Additionally, he received residency training in orthopedics at the University of Chicago. Prior to PT school, Michael worked as a strength and conditioning specialist for baseball and golf athletes and remains certified through NSCA.
Michael ran track in high school, while also playing baseball competitively. Michael went on to play collegiate rugby for Wabash College in Crawfordsville, IN. Currently he enjoys lifting weights, golf, and playing in recreational league sports.