Mike is a lifelong player, director, league owner and ambassador of the beautiful game with a professional background as a manager and business owner in soccer and multimedia industries.
An accomplished youth player, Mike represented the USA as a forward in matches against England and Mexico in 1980 and 1981. After his youth career, Mike was a forward/goalkeeper of the Tampa Wolves, semi-professional club, in the Suncoast Soccer League.
Mike served as a community ambassador for the Jacksonville Armada FC as a Captain of the Flagship Fleet during their inaugural launch and first two seasons of play in the North American Soccer League.
In 2017, Mike was a co-owner and director of the Northeast Florida Soccer League (NEFSL), a sanctioned US Soccer tier 5 adult soccer league. Developed and launched in November of 2017, the NEFSL exceeded its five-year business plan six months after launch with thirty teams across three divisions and successfully aligned with local professional club, Jacksonville Armada FC, as
an adult soccer league of choice.