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Owner & Founder, Arete 360
Trainers - Cleveland
Dave has been a trainer with PCA since 2013. He is passionate about sports and the development opportunities they provide to young people.
Dave is owner and founder of Arete 360, LLC. Arete 360 is a leadership training and coaching company which provides professional development services to individuals, businesses and non-profit organizations.
Dave has over 20 years of experience in intercollegiate athletics, including having served as an athletic director at both NCAA and NAIA institutions. He was also the head men’s basketball coach at Marygrove College for 13 years after starting the program in 2000. Dave has officiated high school basketball and baseball for more than 20 years.
Along with his basketball coaching experience, Dave played and coached football at the youth, high school, college and international levels. He played defensive tackle for two seasons for the Landsberg Express in Landsberg, Germany before ending his playing career.
Dave earned a master’s degree in physical education from Wayne State University in 2000. He holds a bachelor’s degree in organizational communication from Western Michigan University, where he was a walk-on offensive lineman for the Broncos’ 1988 MAC championship football team.
Dave resides in New Boston, Michigan with his wife, Colleen, and their two kids, Olivia and Dane.