A graduate of Bristol Central High school, he began working for The Bristol Press as a sportswriter in 1964. In more than 40 years of covering Bristol youth and high school sports, he has had the opportunity to cover local teams in two Little League and three American Legion World Series as well as numerous state and regional championship events.
A teacher and coach at Bristol Central High School he has coached freshman soccer for more than 30 years and also coached boys track. He has served as statistician and scorer for many Bristol Central teams and is currently webmaster and scheduler for all 24 schools of the Central Connecticut Conference.
He was an official scorer for the Bristol Red Sox and has been official scorer and record keeper for the state American Legion for over 30 years. He is a member of the American Legion’s national scoring committee and has served as scorer at both regional and World Series events.
He has been affiliated with McCabe-Waters Little League for over 40 years in many capacities including player agent since 1978 and served two separate terms as president.
He is a charter member and treasurer of the Bristol Sports Hall of Fame Board of Directors.
A certified professional ski instructor, he has been Ski School Director at Otis Ridge Ski Camp in Otis, Mass. for more than 25 years.
On January 24, 2014 Dave was inducted into the American Legion (State) Hall of Fame.