Coach Dave started CrossFit in 2008 as a means to prepare himself and reach a higher level of fitness during his service as a United States Marine Corps Machinegunner.
He served overseas in Iraq and Afghanistan with the 3rd Marine Division. After leaving the Marines in 2011, he worked as a Martial Arts instructor before joining the US Army. Upon enlisting, he attended training to become a Special Operations Combat Medic, after which he worked with Special Forces and Psychological Operations units at Ft. Bragg, NC and abroad. He moved to Charlotte in March with his wife Elizabeth, where he attended his CF-LV1.
- CF-LV1 Trainer
- Advanced Tactical Paramedic – SOCM
- SF Dive Medical Technician
- NAEMT – Tactical Combat Casualty Care Instructor