Michael (he/him) began coaching in 2016 and currently coaches the Performance team, Jr. Development team, Climbing Club, and Fundamentals groups. He started climbing in 2009 and climbed with the Wallnuts youth program and performance team. Michael is in his final year of Kinesiology at MUN. Michael is an Association of Canadian Mountain Guides TRCI and a Scout leader with 1st Topsail. During his free time, he enjoys climbing, canoeing, hiking, and camping. Michael believes that climbing can help people explore themselves both physically and mentally. He enjoys seeing people develop both their skills as a climber and their identity as an individual while exploring their passion of rock climbing.