Mike completed his undergrad at Worcester Polytechnic with a Bachelor of Science in Robotics Engineering. He began the summer coaching sailing while he looked for a job. Mike became gainfully employed by an underwater robotics company in Rhode Island. This job involves the maintenance, repairs, modifications and piloting of several subsea systems. He has been commuting to the Gulf of Mexico to use his ROV to set up the foundation for an oil platform at 9,600 feet below sea level. Mike has an apartment in Newport.