Dave started his career back in the early 70’s with the burnside bums. In 1978 dave joined the Amalgamonsters and that started his run with some of the top major teams. In 16 inch softball. Dave’s best years and maybe his most productive were with the Whips in the 80’s, where Dave helped them win 7 ASA National titles, 5 USSSA World titles and 5 Forest Park No-Glove Championships. Dave was selected to 7 ASA First team All-American teams. He was also selected for 3 MVP awards, one at the Forest Park No-Gloves Nationals, one at the ASA Nationals and one for the USSSA World Tournament.