Michael was introduced to handball in 1999 at Georgia Tech; he played on the club team for three years. In 2002, he moved to Los Angeles and joined the LA Team Handball Club. He's been a member of LATHC ever since. Michael has played on US National Team since 2005, and travelled to Brazil for the Pan Am Championships in 2006 and to Canada for Pan Am Games qualification in 2007. In 2008, help set up the first weekly handball league in the Los Angeles area. Michael is currently attending medical school at Western University in Los Angeles.