Dave was a four year starting attackman for Newton North High School and a two-time captain and two-time All-American. After high school, Dave was inducted into the Newton North High School Hall of Fame. Dave went on to play lacrosse at Towson University where he was a three year starting attackman, team captain, Division I All-American, a member of the National Championship runner up team and he was inducted into the Towson Hall of Fame. Dave currently coaches Scituate Youth Lacrosse. He is the Kindergarten director/coach, the first grade director/coach, the third/fourth grade director/coach, the seventth and eighth grade skills director and the eighth grade select team coach.