Originally from Bournemouth, Mike moved to south Wales in 2010 to study a 3 year undergraduate program in Medical Sciences. He then went on to study a 4 year masters in Chiropractic, graduating in 2017 with an award from the head of the college. Mike is a keen rugby man, playing for the the Royal Welsh Regiment and his home club Wimborne. Also a competitive skier, he led his regimental team to second place at the infantry championships in 2017. Mike has previously worked as a strength and conditioning coach with semi-professional and international athletes. He also studies part time and assists with chiropractic research at The Welsh Institute of Chiropractic.