Michael was born and raised on the North Shore of Long Island, spending most of his childhood in Glen Head, NY. Michael grew up in a rich soccer environment, which had a major influence on his life. He has over 10 years of training/coaching experience. His current coaching licenses include a USSF National "B" License and an NSCAA Advanced National Diploma. He is currently the Director of Coaching at North Shore Soccer Club.
As a youth player, Michael played with North Shore SC, Syosset SC, and LIJSL Select Teams. He played soccer at Kellenberg Memorial High School, where he won numerous awards including the Long Island Catholic League MVP his senior year.
Head Trainer: Michael Cipriano
His successes as a youth player led him to become a member of the Northeastern University Men’s Soccer Team in Boston, MA. Michael became one of the key players at NU, compiling 14 goals and 12 assists in a total of 65 games in a 4-year career. He helped lead the team to their first America East Championship and NCAA appearance in 2002. At his completion of Northeastern, Michael finished in the top ten all time in goals, assists, and points. He graduated from NU with a BS in Business Administration. He is currently pursuing his MBA and resides in Glen Cove, NY.
Michael is also a Players’ Agent licensed by the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) and has the ability to represent players looking to play at the professional level.