David graduated from Darrington High School in 1993 and was a 4 year varsity lettermen for the Loggers of the Northwest B League under Head Coach Nancy Snyder. He was selected as a 3x All-League Pitcher and also threw 3 no-hitters during his high school career. His senior year he led the team with a .716 batting average and 6 home runs, and led the Loggers to a 3rd place finish at State.
David played American Legion baseball for Arlington his Junior year and threw another no-hitter against Snohomish. His senior year he played fall baseball for the Seattle Mariners scout team with Chaffey Baseball club under Jim Stewart. While playing for Chaffey, an injury sidelined David during his senior year summer.
David went on to play college baseball and signed a letter of intent with Skagit Valley College in 1993 and hit over .300 in both his seasons there. David was awarded all-league honors twice as a pitcher, and threw Skagit’s first ever no-hitter against Olympic CC in Bremerton. David went on to play at the University of Washington his junior year and was a middle reliever for the Huskies. The Huskies went on to win the Pac-10 North Championship that year. David did not play his senior year, and decided to focus on his academics and completed his BA degree.
After college, David played one year with the Everett Merchants semi-professional team, after trying out and making the team and went 2-1 as a starter for the Merchants. David decided to end his playing career to focus on his schooling and begin a Masters in Teaching program.
David went back to his alma mater and took the head coaching position at Darrington HS. David took great joy in taking over the Loggers program from longtime coach and mentor Nancy Snyder. “She was the best coach I ever had the pleasure of playing under and coaching with.” He coached 3 years at the helm of the Loggers and made 2 State appearances in the Northwest A League tournament. In his final year of coaching the Loggers took 4th place in State. David made a tough decision and resigned from his position to focus on his family due to the birth of his triplets.
David lives in Arlington with his wife Meagan and 5 children: Otto, Deacon, Anisa, Claire, and Easton.