Mick hails from England where he grew up in the industrial West Midlands. He and his wife Linda live in Southwest Portland. Mick is a former professional soccer player with Aston Villa (England), Atlanta, Denver and our own Portland Timbers (NASL). He was the first ever player signed by the Portland Timbers in 1975 and Nike’s first soccer employee in 1978. Today he is retired and spends his time volunteering with Harper’s Playground, Dynasty House, Alzheimer’s Association and the Portland Timbers, where he serves as alumni ambassador.