04-08 Gwinnett Gladiators (ECHL) Manitoba Moose (AHL) 03-04 Portland Pirates (AHL) 02-03 Jackson Bandits (ECHL) 01-02 Springfield Falcons (AHL) 99-00 USA World Junior Team (International) 97-01 Lake Superior State University (NCAA DIV I)
Mike grew up in Dearborn, MI. playing for the Detroit Little Caesars AAA hockey organization. He then spent four years at Lake Superior State University playing for the Lakers of the CCHA (NCAA). After graduating with a degree in Exercise Science, Mike has played 7 years of professional hockey in the Atlanta Thrashers (NHL), Washington Capitals (NHL), and Vancouver Canucks (NHL) development organizations. He recently completed the 07 – 08 season with the Gwinnett Gladiators of the ECHL. Mike has attained his level 4 coaching card and is the current head coach of the Belle Tire girls 12U and 19U hockey programs. Along with a B.A. in Exercise Science, Mike has attained his B.A. in Physical Education and A.S. in Health from Eastern Michigan University (EMU). Mike offers 15 years of private and hockey school experience.