South Bend Adams High School, 1972 – 76
Mike earned state championships in the 100 breaststroke in 1975 and 1976. Both performances were state records, and Mike was the first individual under 1:00 for this event in 1976. He won the 200-yard individual medley in 1976 and was a part of the 200 medley relay state championship teams in 1974 and 1976. Mike won the Herman F. Keller Mental Attitude award his senior year, and also earned All-American status in 1974, 1975, and 1976. After high school, Mike was a 6 time National AAU finalist and was named to the U.S. National Team in 1976. In 1978, he was a member of the NCAA National Championship team of the University of Tennessee. While in Graduate School, he became the head coach of the Farragut High School swim team in Knoxville, Tennessee, and led them to state championships in 1982 and 1983. Mike is currently a reproductive endocrinologist and Founding Partner of Coastal Fertility Specialists and is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Medical University of South Carolina. He was named among the top reproductive endocrinologists in the country by US News and World Report in 2011. He lives in South Carolina with his wife Karin. They have three children, Erin Meghan, and William.