Dave began racing bicycles when he was 11 years old and developed into an exceptional elite cyclist. During his career he won eight New York State Championships and was a three-time medalist at the Masters National Championships. He joined the Century Road Club Association in 1987 and started the team in 2010 after more than 20 years as an elite racer and coach.
Dave was an all-around rider, competing and winning in track and road events such as points, pursuit, team sprint, time trial, and road race. He raced on more than a dozen teams including the US National Team in Panama and the Dominican Republic; and elite amateur cycling club teams in Belgium and France.
As a coach he helped athletes on all levels, from junior first-time racers to elite riders pursuing Masters National and World Championships. As well as developing local and regional amateur riders into accomplished racers, Dave coached cycling and triathlon professionals. He also developed the New York University and Western Washington University collegiate programs.
Dave passed away from complications due to a brain tumor in 2012. He is remembered for his dedication to life, laughter, his family, and a day on the bike.