Mickey has been involved in pageantry for over 45 years. He has designed and instructed independent and high school guards since Winter Guard International (WGI) began including world champion Skylarks, Miamisburg HS/Bishop Kearney HS/Cheshire HS. Mickey has consulted many independent and high school units from Class A to World Class.
Mickey has taught and designed both visual productions and guard staging/programming for drum corps throughout his career including DCI and all age corps. Mickey has also been judging for over 45 years. He is currently an East Coast Judges Guild member and has participated as a guest judge on the National level. He was chief judge for WGI during the late 80’s and early 90’s and assisted in the development of the subjective system still utilized today. He is actively judging with
DCI, WGI, MAC and New York State Field Band Association and has participated throughout the US as an invited judge continually.
Mickey is honored to be a member of the WGI Hall of Fame and the Drum Corps World Hall of Fame.