Michael was a setter and right side hitter for the University of St. Thomas Men’s Club Team for 4 years.
Began coaching as a junior in high school, when the athletic director/varsity coach of my high school (Roncalli High School in Manitowoc, WI) asked Michael to coach the varsity during their summer league, which he did for 4 summers.
After college, Michael began coaching at Benilde-St. Margaret's school where he has coached 9B, 9A, and B-Squad (6 years total).
This will be Michael’s 6th season at Kokoro. During his time here, he has been an assistant coach for the 13-1, 14-2, 16-2, and 17-1 teams. This will be Michael’s first year as the head coach of the 15-1’s.
Michael received his bachelor of arts degree in theology and secondary education from the University of St. Thomas, and is currently working on his Master of Arts degree in Catholic Studies from the University of St. Thomas.
He is currently a Theology Teacher and Theology Department Chair at Benilde-St. Margaret's School in St. Louis Park.
Fun Fact about Michael
"I love a good cup of coffee, spending time with family, downhill skiing, and of course all of the volleyball that I can possibly play, coach, or watch."