Dr. Michael A. Cadore Sr. has proudly served his community for more than three decades through education, public safety, civic engagement, and mentoring. Currently, he is an Associate Dean and adjunct instructor at Eastern Florida State College, as well as a councilman on the Rockledge City Council.
Dr. Cadore’s background in professional football helped instill the value of teamwork, dedication, and focus. His journey began at Eastern Kentucky University, where Dr. Cadore received national recognition as a record-setting kick returner. After college, Dr. Cadore continued his football career in the National Football League when he was drafted by the New Orleans Saints. He finished his professional football career in Montreal Canada. For his athletic excellence, Dr. Cadore was inducted into the 2014 Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame and the 2020 Eastern Kentucky University Athletics Hall of Fame.
Seeking a way to give back to the community, Dr. Cadore became a law enforcement officer, where he served the City of Rockledge until his retirement in 2019. As founder and President of Magnus Solutions Incorporated, he continues to support the community through consulting, mentoring, life skills coaching, community service opportunities, workshops on leadership and business, and inspirational messaging.
In his continual quest for self-improvement, Dr. Cadore has earned a Doctor of Education degree from Capella University, a master’s degree in Management and Leadership from Webster University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Corrections and Administration of Justice from Eastern Kentucky University. His community efforts led to him receiving the distinguished alumni award for 2021 from Eastern Florida State College.
Throughout all his endeavors, Dr. Cadore prioritizes faith and family. He has been happily married to his high school sweetheart, Cornelia Cadore, for 30 years, and they have three children. He strives to live by the motto “If you don’t serve your community now, don’t expect your community to serve you later.”
2022 Dr. Michael Cadore https://youtu.be/J8YEg7X6GKg
2014 Humanitarian award http://youtu.be/PHDS3Y9FgvY
2014 Space Coast Sports Hall of Fame: http://youtu.be/Ea8QG7dIbGs
Officer Mike Cadore https://youtu.be/TxKM0fDjstg