Michael joined the Foundation staff as a Programs Coordinator in January 2013. Prior to joining the U.S. Soccer Foundation, Michael worked as Program Manager for United for D.C./D.C. United. His duties included managing all aspects of the United Soccer Club program, including but not limited to: partnership development and maintenance, hiring, training and management of a 35 person staff, program and curriculum development, program evaluation, and fundraising. In addition, he previously served as Operations Manager for Peace Players International in Jerusalem.
Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from SUNY New Paltz. He also holds a Masters degree in International Peace and Conflict Resolution from American University.