Dave started developing his passion for fitness through Martial Arts which he participated in for 8 years, and taught for 3. Throughout high school he began lifting weights and running to help increase his strength and endurance. Since then he has accomplished many incredible feats!
- First-degree black belt in karate in 1997
- Completed first marathon in 2003
- First powerlifting contest in 2005
- First strongman contest in 2007, and has continued competed!
- 1st Woodstock in 2010
- 2nd Montreal in 2011
- 2nd Woodstock in 2016
Dave has an impressive background in strength training technique and programming. He also has extensive training in techniques to improve flexibility/mobility to assist your range of motion, everyday movement and injury prevention. Injury prevention is always top of mind and of paramount important for all of his clients and personal fitness. When you work with Dave, you are under exceptional care and detail and he ensures each client is being educated about movement and their body.
Education & Experience
Certified through the National Strength and Conditioning Association NSCA-CPT
Muscle Activation Techniques Jumpstart Practitioner
Level 3 Fascial Stretch Therapist
Have been working at TAC for over 6 years
Have been working as a Personal Trainer in the industry since 2003
“I have been working with Dave for several years now. It has changed my life. I am stronger, healthier and know more about health issues and how my body works than ever. Dave has trained me in a measured, thoughtful, informative way such that most of the aches, pains and aggravations that usually come with the aging process have been arrested or reversed. No more knee problems, lower back pain and nerve pinches! It is a pleasure to work out and chat with Dave and I look forward to our sessions every week.”
“I have trained with Dave for over six years now and he has been instrumental in helping me attain my overall health objectives. I find his deep knowledge of the technical aspects of strength training particularly valuable as it allows me to apply the theory to my individual work-outs in order to generate the greatest benefit. I have never been stronger or healthier overall in my life and I owe the credit for that to Dave.”