Let’s Get to Know Each Other
Michael is an avid sports participant and fan and believes many of the greatest lessons in life are learned ‘On the Court and Between the Lines.’ Most of these courts were in Brooklyn, NY, his hometown and Bergen County, NJ where he resides with his family.
Why I’m In This Business
Michael has learned many of life lessons through his involvement in sports. He started out as Pee Wee and Little League Players, turned into competitive High School Athletes and beyond. As he got older, he continued the love of sports through coaching and is still involved sharing Sports with his families and is involved in his community.
As a parent, he realized that while he grew up playing Sports, his children were spending more time on technology and behind many assorted screens. He wanted to make sure to get his kids outside and into healthy positive life habits via sports.
everyone has a story, here is mine.
Michael Kraner has worked in Finance and Technology, helping companies leverage technology to be more successful from both a services and financial perspective. My Backyard Sports is able to apply these benefits and efficiencies into a field that has not yet adopted these key benchmarks successfully to date.
A Passion For Winning
Michael has a passion for Win-Win Entrepreneurship and providing his clients with a quality product and great value! He has been recognized as a Successful Technology Entrepreneur and past member of the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies as well as numerous similar industry lists. Michael started his first company as a college student at Cornell University and then took the company national upon graduation.
Favorite Sports Quote – It’s a funny thing, the more I practice the luckier I get. – Arnold Palmer
Favorite Team – Likes all the NY Teams, all under dogs and teams that play the right way.
First Sports Experience -Yankee game with his Dad
Favorite Sports Experience – Youth basketball with his friends.