Former Student-Athlete, UCLA
Michael Amick grew up in Sunnyvale, California before moving to Los Angeles in 2013 to attend UCLA. In college, he played four seasons on the UCLA Men’s Soccer Team while earning a B.S. in Biochemistry. After his time at UCLA, he continued his soccer career in Major League Soccer, playing one season in Portland, Oregon for the Timbers 2. He is currently preparing for entrance into medical school. With the increasing awareness of mental health in professional sports, he began research in this area to better evaluate the current presence of mental health support in collegiate athletic departments with the goal of providing future program recommendations.