A well recognized teacher in school district 23 Dave has been committed volunteer in the volleyball community for over 20 years. He has coached both boys and girls on many school and club teams and earned an award from Volleyball BC for his contribution to the sport in 2012.
From Kelowna Dave was the BC High School Player of the Year and Mort Outstanding Player at the championship tournament competing with the KLO Cougars. At the University of Victoria Dave was both a Canada West First Team All Star and a CIS (Then CIAU) Canadian First Team All Star. After which he played pro for 2 years as a Player / Coach in France. He has also done stints as an Assistant Coach at the University of Victoria and previosly at UBCO.