An avid athlete since a very young age, sports and fitness have been a constant driving force in MICHAEL MCCRAY's life. On any given day, Michael can be seen at the gym working and sweating away. He believes an intense workout clears the mind and creates a balanced, motivated and positive person. A native Texan from Longview, Michael began his athletic career playing soccer at the age of 5 and continued through high school. By chance, he fell into cheerleading while studying at The University of North Texas, and he excelled very quickly. Michael competed in three National Championships with UNT and finished in 3rd Place in 1996. Michael was also a head instructor for NCA and coached for Cheer Athletics, a national power-house in competitive all-star cheerleading.Over the years, Michael’s love of indoor cycling has grown, and the desire to return to teaching could not be denied. Encouraged by John, Michael received his certification through Schwinn, and brought his positive and energetic teaching style to TGO. Michael pushes his students to give 110 percent--an awesome workout is guaranteed. Michael's students leave his class exhilarated, and they keep coming back for more!