He had a lifelong involvement with cricket at all levels in Hampshire and was described by Christopher Martin-Jenkins in The Telegraph in 1996 as:
"...a tireless worker for the county's young players..."
Michael May's enthusiasm for cricket in the region is demonstrated by the range of offices he held at various times throughout his life;
Committee Member of Hampshire County Cricket Club
President of the Winchester and District Cricket
Association Founder member and later Chairman of the Old Symondians' Cricket Club
Selector and Chairman of the Hampshire Schools XI
Selector for the West of England Schools' XI
Selector for the England Schools' XI
Master in Charge of Cricket, King Edward's School, Southampton 1974 - 1984
Above all, Michael sought to nurture the development of young cricketers and to foster their enjoyment of the game.
The Foundation aims to continue this work.