Mike graduated from San Francisco State University with a degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Exercise and Fitness. He then received his Physical Therapist Assistant license after completing his studies at Ohlone college.  Mike is also a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Additional continuing education courses competed include Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA), Titelist Performance Institute Certified Golf Fitness Instructor and Myofascial Decompression/Cup Therapy. He also enjoys working with youth sports teams to educate athletes on injury prevention.