Lives outside of St. Louis Missouri with his wife and 2 boys. Mike is a 3rd generation firefighter and has been in the fire service for 14 years. He started out as a volunteer firefighter when he was 18 and has been a career firefighter/medic for the past 9 years. Currently hold the position of Rescue Captain with regional response strike team and is a rescue specialist for the state federal response team. He is a certified dive master and has been teaching for Trident Rescue for 10 years.