Inducted as a truly great player, Mickey's career started at St. Mary's High School in Annapolis in 1949, and continued at the Charlotte Hall Military School in Maryland where he was chosen as the Most Valuable Player in 1951 and 1952.
At Washington College, he received first team All-America honors in 1959 and honorable mention All-American honors in 1954 and 1958. Mickey was selected Washington College's Most Valuable Player in 1959 and Washington College's Outstanding Athlete in 1960. In 1960, he also received the Washington College Athletic Council Award. He played in the North/South Collegiate All-Star game.
Mickey played club lacrosse for the Quantico Marines Lacrosse Club, the Annapolis Athletic Association Lacrosse Club, and the Mt. Washington Lacrosse Club. He received All-Club honors in 1961,1962, and 1963.
Mickey served as head coach at Charlotte Hall Military School from 1964-69, Schaefer Lacrosse Club in 1966 and Washington College in 1978. He was instrumental in getting lacrosse started at Northwood Institute in Michigan, where it is now a varsity program. Mickey was inducted to the Washington College Hall of Fame in 1985.