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Mike has been representing professional basketball players around the world since 1994. A graduate of Hendrix College in 1987 with a BA in Spanish, Mike received a Masters Degree in Hispanic Studies from Auburn University in 1994. His background includes playing basketball at Hendrix College and then in mid-level leagues and tours in Brazil, Spain and Tunisia (North Africa). He has also coached on professional club teams in North Africa; prior to that he was the youngest high school head coach in the state of Arkansas in 1988-89.
Mike was a college Spanish professor at Auburn University and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga for six years before becoming a sports agent full time in 1997. As an agent for female basketball players, Mike has negotiated over 800 contracts in the WNBA for players from more than 45 U.S. universities and 15 countries; he has negotiated more than 2500 contracts in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and South America.
Mike has lived in Spain, Mexico, and Tunisia, North Africa, where he met his wife Cindy. He is fluent in Spanish and proficient in Arabic, Italian, Portuguese and French. Mike and Cindy have one son, Jerry, and reside in Chattanooga, TN.