Mike started golfing at the age of 7, where he played Junior events regularly through the CJGA and the Maple Leaf Junior Golf Tour. He participated in tournaments all around Ontario and the Northern U.S. as a High School golfer in both Junior and Senior years. Mike went to the Ontario Championships as both a member of his High School team and as an individual representative for Peel Region in both Barrie and London, Ontario. Mike is a Graduate of The Humber College Professional Golf Management Business Administration Program, where he also worked in the Humber Golf Swing Lab with students and instructors. Mike is hard working, dedicated and has a passion for teaching and working with individuals of all ages and skill levels. Mike took over the Golf Academy at Crosswinds Golf & Country Club during the years of 2014-2017 as the Director of Player Development. Mike is currently instructing out of The Royal Ontario Golf Club Academy and The Ninth Line Family Golf Academy. Mike has obtained his 'Class A' status through the PGA of Canada.