Dave, a USPTA PRO 1, has been in the tennis business for over 30 years, and absolutely loves the game. Since his high school and college playing days in Washington State, he has continued to learn and grow as an instructor, player, tennis camp director, and manager of tennis operations. He attends regular tennis conventions and seminars with continuing education as a benchmark of his growth as a tennis professional. As a past Pro of the Year for San Diego USPTA, and former board member of the San Diego chapter, he believes the certification is important to the professionalism essential to being the very best tennis professional. He also led the Lomas Santa Fe Country Club to San Diego tennis club of the year in 1999.
A resident of Encinitas for 21 years, he is passionate about his running, basketball, camping, reading, and enjoying his great friendships, family, and especially time with his sweet girlfriend Linda and son Scott. His son Kyle, a recent 4 year student-athlete graduate of Seattle University as a tennis player and liberal studies major, is now residing in Chicago as a mentor and fellow at an inner city charter school.