Michael-David Morales (also known as MO), a 2000 graduate of Azusa Pacific, is entering his fifth season as an assistant at his alma mater. MO brings knowledge, leadership, experience, and a mentor-teacher approach to the program.
He has been coaching swimmers for several years. Most recently he has coached for multiple high schools, and heads up a private swim club. He loves adding value to athletes at all levels, teaching and inspiring others to achieve in all capacities of life.
MO is a U.S. Army Chaplain in Moreno Valley, CA, and has served over 10 years as a reverend with the Evangelical Church Alliance. He is Senior Pastor of Grace Church of Paramount, chaplain for Methodist Hospital in Arcadia,and is part of the pastoral team at poorboymo inc., a non-profit company.
MO earned his bachelor's in Christian Ministry and received his Master of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary in 2003. He is currently working on his doctorate in Organizational Leadership at the University of Phoenix.