A landscape architect for nearly 20 years, Michael works closely with Sportworks Design, understanding the visitor and player experience to create a welcoming space. As a former collegiate track athlete, he understands the specific nuances to sports design that contributes to creating memorable places for celebration, teamwork, camaraderie, and motivation.
Michael’s experience ranges from sports and athletic facilities, higher education, urban design, parks and recreation, transportation, and others. He is dedicated to the construction administration process, working from the beginning through completion of a project to see the design come to reality. Michael is passionate about helping clients realize their visions.
- What excites you about working on sport facility projects?
Since the majority of my projects are not sports related, I enjoy it for the diversity. I especially like working on tracks, since that was my sport growing up, and I still run now.
- What are you reading right now?
Wild at Heart: Discovering the Secret of a Man’s Soul by John Eldredge.
- If you could pick up a new skill in an instant, what would it be?
Carpentry with ballroom and hip-hop dance close behind.
- What’s the best advice you have ever heard?
Love is a choice.