Mike was inducted into the Coaches Hall of Fame in 2014.
Mike coached golf for 26 years at Ottumwa High School with an overall record of 1505 wins and 440 losses. Mike retired in 2012.
During those 26 years, Mike’s teams won 7 state titles and finished second 3 times. Mike also coaches 4 state medalists and 2 State Co-Ed teams. Mike’s teams also won their conference title 10 times.
Mike was named Conference Coach of the Year 10 times. The Iowa High School Golf Coaches Association named him their Coach of the Year in 2008. Mike was twice a national Coach of the Year finalist.
Mike helped start the Iowa High School Golf Coaches Association.