David was born in Maine and spent the formative years of his life in Ohio, where he graduated from The Ohio State University. At Ohio State, he learned to play volleyball, and excelled at the sport, which brought him all the way out to California to play beach volleyball, with sights set on playing on the AVP tour.
During the summers in Ohio, David worked as a valet at Barnacle Billy's in Ogunquit, Maine, until 1996. David's roots in Maine are in Moody Beach, where his family has been living since the 60's.
David owned Premier Parking, a thriving valet parking company, in Columbus, Ohio from 2002-2011 and employed over 50 employees at any given time. This experience taught him the importance of: organization, planning, relationships, customer service, and resourcefulness.
David currently contracts with The Kittery Trading Post as a specialist in the kayaking and stand up paddling world and enjoys his time continuing to play beach volleyball on the beaches along Sea Coast.