Mike is considered one of the top midfielders to play lacrosse over that past 15 years. Mike has played for TEAM USA in two heritage cups (2002, 2004), played 6 seasons in the indoor pro National Lacrosse League and 5 seasons in the outdoor pro Major League Lacrosse. Mike holds the record in the MLL for most two-point goals scored in a career. While playing in the MLL, Mike was offensive MVP for the Boston Cannons and 4-time all-star. He is considered one of the best pure shooters in lacrosse history. In 2002, he helped the Albany Attack win the pro indoor NLL Championship.
Mike was a star three sport athlete growing up in Upstate New York. He was captain of the Varsity Lacrosse, Football, and Wrestling teams at Christian Brothers Academy. In lacrosse he was team captain 3x (94', 95', 96'), Team MVP (96'), All-American (96'). Upon graduation, he set all new team records for goals, points, and groundballs. In football, Mike was 1st team All Area (96'), Defensive MVP (96'), and helped the team to an undefeated season & league championship. In wrestling, he was team MVP (96'), and Class A Champion at the 167 lb weight class (95').
In college Mike was a 2x All-American at Butler. He was 2x team captain. In 2000, he was team MVP and awarded the Great Western Lacrosse League Player of the Year.
For the past four years, Mike has been a volunteer coach in the New Canaan Youth Lacrosse Association, helping coach teams, off-season programs, and pre-season clinics.