M.MED SC Hons, B.Sc. (Physio.) Hons, M.I.S.C.P., Sports Med
Qualified as a Chartered Physiotherapist from Trinity College Dublin in 1988. Upon graduation Michael established “First Physio Plus Private Practice” specialising in Sports and Back/Neck related problems located in Clondalkin Leisure Centre and looking after local soccer gaelic and rugby clubs.
During this time Michael also worked in Hospitals, was Physio to Bective Rangers Rugby FC and Leinster Rugby representative sides. In the 90s he continued doing various courses and completed a Masters in Sports Medicine at University College Dublin. He was approached by Bohemians soccer club and was their Physio for 4 years.
Michael also worked part time as a Community Physiotherapist based in Cherry Orchard Hospital. He was Physio to most League of Ireland representative squads. In the mid to late 90s he began working with the FAI travelling with their underage national teams then worked a couple of years with the FAI Women’s Irish Senior and underage girls teams.
Since 2000 Michael has been involved with various league of Ireland clubs . The last one being St Patrick's athletic. He continues to work with the FAI underage International teams. Since May 2016 he is Physio to the Irish under 19 soccer team.
In his free time Michael likes to keep active (practices what he preaches!) Did first Triathlon in1989, Did full Ironman Bolton UK in 2012 and since then still participates in Triathlons.