Before Air Force
USAFA Prep School: Team captain for the 2008 season ... played in 19 games (10 on the field and nine in goal) ... scored four goals and produced two shut-outs.
Club: Played for the Connecticut Revolution (U-19) and FSA SoccerPlus (U-18) club teams ... led the Revolution to the state cup championship ... also helped FSA SoccerPlus to state cup championship and bronze medal at region tournament.
High School: Three-year letterwinner in soccer ... led team to conference championship as a senior ... two-time first-team all-conference selection ... second-team all-state as a senior ... earned MVP honors at the Connecticut All-Star Game his senior season ...high school soccer coach was Nick Rubbo.
Parents are Michael Mauro Sr., and Melinda DeGraff ... has one sister, Brianna (23) and on brother, Nicolas (16) ... planning to major in management ... hobbies include golf and poker ... recruited by Harvard, Hartford and Nova Southeastern ... favorite food is Italian food ... favorite movie is The Fast and Furious ... favorite book is Kite Runner ... greatest moment in sports was saving two penalty kicks at the Oakwood Premier Invitational Final with his club team ... credits Mick McDermott with the biggest influence on his sports career ... member of cadet squadron 9.