Mike is an Assistant Coach of Strength and Conditioning at New York University (NYU) and the Co-Founder and Director of Strength at J2FIT Human Performance. J2FIT (Journey to Fitness) Human Performance is an elite strength and conditioning brand specializing in providing high-quality training programs, sport specific training, educational content, and personal and team training.
Mike is the Founder of The Barbell CEO, a lifestyle brand devoted to the strongest coaches, entrepreneurs, and minds. Additionally, he is the Co-Founder of The Fittest League, a community-based fitness group and podcast set out to explore and explain the most effective means of fitness.
Mike has a vast experience in elite training and nutrition, holding a Masters and Bachelors in Exercise Physiology from Columbia University in New York City. Mike is a nationally recognized Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA CSCS), USAW Coach, and Sports Performance Nutrition Coach (Pn1). Additionally, Mike is a sponsored ReebokONE Fitness Ambassador and offers exclusive coaching content for Olympic weightlifting, barbell and powerlifting training, and sport-specific strength and conditioning training.
Mike specializes in Olympic weightlifting, barbell strength training, and sports performance. His training philosophy is to create the most athletic individual possible through a blend of Olympic weightlifting, barbell strength and powerlifting, volume training, and metabolic conditioning, ultimately creating a sound athlete for on and off the field.