Mike currently works as the Director of Community Development at Franciscan University, teaches communication courses at Youngstown State University, runs baseball camps and clinics, and speaks at different venues across the country. After earning a baseball scholarship to Ohio University, and being drafted by the Seattle Mariners, Mike went on to coach four different college baseball teams. In 2005, his book, "Healthier Than Normal" was published. In it, he discusses his story of overcoming Crohn's Disease. He received the Great Comebacks Award in 2008, which is presented to a person that has overcome adversity and can be an example to those suffering similar conditions.