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Mike graduated from CSU with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1974. Mike received a master's degree in Sports Administration from Ohio University in 1976.
Mike was a high jumper at CSU under coach Del Hessel. From Manhattan Beach, CA Mike was coached in high school by former CSU coach and athlete, Jerry Quiller. After injuries shortened his jumping career, Mike served as an undergraduate assistant for Coach Hessel.
Mike's began his business career in market planning for the then new Copper Mountain ski area and then as Executive Director for The Professional Ski Instructors of America (PSIA) before starting his own Sports marketing company, SportStar USA. In 1994, Mike purchased Omni Promotional, an event and promotional materials company located in Louisville, CO.
Mike and his wife Julie, have a daughter, Shelby (CSU senior in Technical Journalism and Graphic Design) and a son, Chase (Silver Creek HS)