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)
- Skate Great Assistant Director
- Skate Great Director of Learn to Skate (Thursdays at Leisure)
- Learn-to-Skate coach with Skate Great, Inc. since 1999.
- Skate Great team coach since 2003.
- Director of “Rising Stars on Ice ” (2007 – present)
- Assistant choreographer for “Rising Stars on Ice” show (2005-2006).
- Skate Great Director of Daytime Programs
- Skate Great Dartfish diagnosis specialist and coordinator
- Head Coach to the Regional and Junior National Championships level
- Instructs Freestyle, Private & Group lessons, Hockey, Choreography, and Digital Music Editing, Dartfish diagnosis, On- and Off-ice harness
- Pro-Motion off-ice harness coach and Skate Great’s full time Pro-Motion hand held on- ice harness
- Guest coach with the Buffalo Stars Junior B hockey team (2005-2007) and St. Mary’s High School (2007)