Michael’s background makes him a rare blend of avid runner, accomplished coach and passionate academic.
He received his BS in Exercise Science from the University of California at Davis, his M.Ed. in Sports Management from the University of Arkansas and his Ph.D. in Kinesiology from the University of Arkansas. His Ph.D. dissertation, “Characteristics of Elite Female Collegiate Distance Runners with Respect to Selected Biomechanical and Physiological Factors,” can be found here or in print at the University of Arkansas Library.
Michael is a USA Track & Field (USATF) Level 2 and Road Runner’s Club of America (RRCA) certified coach.