Date and Place of Birth >
1961, Hertfordshire, England
Dan Grade Level >
Mike directed the Team Bath Judo Programme, which he started in 1998. He had worked at the University of Bath since 1998, and holds the position of Sports Development Manager.
Mike is the British Judo Association Education Director and holds the grade of 6th Dan. He has a BSc Honours in Ergonomics and a Diploma in Management, and has completed his PhD into Elite Sport and Education Support Systems. He was awarded the international Olympic committee Diploma in 2001.
A former British champion, Mike is the President of the International Association of Judo Researchers, and a member of the International Judo Federation, Education and Coaching Commission. He is the Programme Leader for the Foundation Degree in Sport (Sports Performance) and the BSc (Hons) Sport (Sport Performance; Work Based Learning) both accredited by the European Judo Union.
Competitve Record >
Participated in 1980 World University Championships