With over 13 years of dedicated experience in the field of education, Mike has forged a distinguished career path as a High School History Teacher, Head Track and Field Coach, Football Coach, and, most recently, as an Assistant Principal. Mike is a proud alumnus of West Virginia University, where he earned both his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in Secondary Education. Additionally, he holds a Master of Arts in Educational Leadership and Administration from Georgian Court University. Known for his unwavering commitment to fostering positive learning environments, Mike stands out as an excellent communicator. He takes pride in his ability to build meaningful relationships, viewing himself first and foremost as an educator. Mike’s overarching priority is to make a significant and lasting difference in the lives of students, fellow educators, administrators, and community members across the nation. Driven by a passion for education, Mike embraces the responsibility of shaping the future through his roles in teaching, coaching, and educational leadership. His comprehensive background equips him with a unique perspective, allowing him to contribute meaningfully to the growth and success of educational communities.
Beyond his professional pursuits, Mike finds joy in spending time with friends and family, cherishing his role as an uncle to his nephews, Graham and Austin, as well as his niece, Madelyn. An avid traveler, Mike harbors a goal to explore every continent, seeking to broaden his perspective and embrace diverse cultures.
Being active, sports, lifting weights, history, traveling, grilling and his golden retriever (Mulligan).