At Locust Valley: During High School Mike played box lacrosse for Team 91 and Pro Box Lacrosse. As a Junior, Mike was selected to play for a U18 US box lacrosse team (USBOXLA) touring Canada to play teams in Vancouver, British Columbia. As a sophomore Mike helped his high school team win a county championship and as a senior he helped the team play an undefeated regular season. Both firsts for the high school lacrosse program. After his senior year Mike was named a High School All-American.