Mikey graduated from Case Western Reserve University with a Bachelor Arts degree in Economics and Sociology. He is also a Certified Personal Trainer through the International Sports Science Association and an upcoming US Soccer D License Coach with over 20+ years of decorated soccer and fitness experience at the highest levels. Even though he is hard of hearing and a Type 1 Diabetic, Mikey has always been a positive, upbeat model and continues to overcome adversity, using fitness and soccer as avenues to push forward in his life and path. Anyone who has ever had a conversation with Michael Schmid knows that he lives his life by a simple mantra: always give your best, no matter what obstacles are thrown in front of you. With Empowering Punch, Mikey hopes to use his sports performance background and constantly accruing knowledge to continue to inspire and motivate clients he comes across to show they can achieve many goals if they continue to work at their craft and keep their sights on the right path!
Born and Raised: Oberlin, OH
Favorite Food: Popcorn and Buffalo Chicken Wings
Favorite thing to do when not at Empowering Punch: Cooking/grilling big meals for family and friends, and taking care of his cat, Harper!
Interesting fact: Was one of five players to start in all 6 games for the Olympic USA Deaf Soccer World Cup team in 2016 where they finished 6th in the world, 2nd best in USA Deaf Soccer history!
Favorite thing about personal training: Seeing the smiles on people who achieved their objectives and feel more empowered outside of personal training!