Michael joined the U.S. Soccer Foundation in January 2013 as a Programs Coordinator and assumed the role of Assistant Director of National & Regional Partnerships in July 2017. Prior to joining the U.S. Soccer Foundation, Michael worked as Program Manager for United for D.C./D.C. United. His duties included managing all aspects of the United Soccer Club program, including partnership development and maintenance; hiring, training, and management of a 35-person staff; program and curriculum development; program evaluation; and fundraising. In addition, he previously served as Operations Manager for Peace Players International in Jerusalem.
Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations from SUNY New Paltz. He also holds a Master’s degree in International Peace and Conflict Resolution from American University.