Michele is a 1988 graduate of Longwood High School. She earned a BS in Athletic Training and Exercise Science from East Stroudsburg University where she attended college on a softball scholarship. She has over 22 years of on-field and clinical athletic training experience, including several years as a member of the athletic training staff for US Open Tennis Tournament in Forest Hills, New York. She has done extensive work in the field of concussion management and assisted with the development of the Helmet Removal Protocol for New York State. She is currently the head athletic trainer for Longwood High School. Michele is also a founding member of the Suffolk County Athletic Trainers Association.