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Since retiring from a highly decorated career at the Sydney Swans which included being a dual All-Australian team member and a member of the AFL’s Indigenous Team of the Century, Michael has been Head Coach of the AIS-AFL Academy, coached the Indigenous All-Stars team which toured Ireland in 2013, and was Head Coach of the QBE Sydney Swans Academy.
Michael brings to his roles as co-founder and Board member many years’ experience on the board of the National Aboriginal Sporting Chance Academy.
Michael has worked in numerous community based programs over the past 15 years, including with the Swans, Books in Homes, Sydney Swans initiatives such as the Healthy Choices schools programme, he has been an Ambassador for the Indigenous Literacy and Numeracy Programme, a director of the National Aboriginal Sporting Chance Academy and an Ambassador for the AFL Indigenous Academy.
In 2009 the AFL Players’ Association awarded Michael the prestigious Madden Medal, which recognises on- and off-field excellence and community spirit.
Michael is also the Managing Director and Owner of CMC Indigenous Services.
Michael is a Co-Founder and Non-Executive Director of the GO Foundation.