Nickname: "Missak" (Mee-Sock = his Armenian name)
Weight: 155 lbs
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pa.
Residence: New York, N.Y.
High School: 
Malvern Prep '81
College: Notre Dame '86
Major: BA Economics 

Other Sports Played in High School: swimming, cross country, soccer and track

Hobbies: golf

Family: His wife, Sharon Monplaisir, is a 3-time Olympian in fencing and a 1988 national champion

Favorite Foods: milkshakes

Pre-Competition Meal: Clif Bars and honey stinger waffle cookies

Favorite Athlete: Arthur Ashe

Favorite Movie: "Chariots of Fire" 

Favorite Music: all

Favorite Countries Visited for Competition: Italy and France

Did You Know?: Michael is a private trainer in New York City and considers his wife to be his better half.


1995  Pentathlon National Champion

1994  Pentathlon National Champion

1993  Pentathlon National Champion

Pentathlon World Cup Champion (Frankfurt, Germany)
1992  Pentathlon National Champion

1986  NCAA Champion (Team & All American) in Fencing

last updated 3/4/12