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David was a State Games of America double silver and bronze medalist. As well as an Empire State Games gold and silver medalist. He was coached by Janice Smith (Head Coach) Peter Buch and Chris Conte. David also has 15+ years of travel hockey experience.


Additional Information: David enjoys playing guitar, rollerblading, painting, and writing.

David is a member of the Professional Skaters Association.
In addition, David has attended the following continuing education seminars:

  • “Perfect Practice Seminar” With Chris Conte, Kimmie Meissner and Erynn Komes SCWNY 2015
  • "Grassroots to Champions" seminar hosted by Skate Great - 2005, SCWNY - 2009, SCWNY & Skate Great - 2011
  • “Grassroots to Champions” Spin Seminar with Bobby Shire hosted by SCWNY - 2008.
  • PSA International Seminars Chicago, IL 2008 Boston, MA 2012
  • “Grassroots to Champions” Super Camp (Week long Seminar) hosted by Audrey Weisiger in Lake Placid NY with 10+ World & Olympic coaches
  • Basic Skills Seminar with Linda Alexander hosted by Skate Great (2008)

David was an ensemble and spotlight skater with Disney On Ice's "Mickey & Minnie's Magical Journey" (US & Canada Tour).

  • Skate Great Assistant Director
  • Skate Great Director of Skills Training Program
  • Current Director of "Rising Stars on Ice “ annual ice show (2010- present) Choreographer (2005 - present)
  • Skate Great Jump Technique Specialist
  • Skate Great Dartfish specialist
  • Skate Great Pro-Motion of-ice harness specialist.
  • On ice pole harness specialist. (interned 45+ hours with Nick Perna recognized World and Olympic expert in pole harness coaching)
  • Coached a skater to Regionals and Junior Nationals from the Learn to Skate level
  • Coached skaters to Empire State Games, including a State Games of America Medalists
  • Proficient in Freestyle/Moves in the Field, Jump Technique, Choreography, Dartfish Diagnosis, On and Of-ice harnesses, Hockey and Digital Music Editing.
  • Instructor with Skate Great since 1999
  • Professional Skaters Association member and accredited coach
  • Guest instructor with the Buffalo Stars Junior B hockey teams (2005-2007) and St. Mary's High School (2007).
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