David began training martial arts when he was 18, with a mixture of submission wrestling and striking. He came to Colossal Fight Company (formerly Precision Jiu Jitsu) in 2008, and greatly enjoyed the depth of technique and challenge that gi training offered. David has competed in kickboxing, judo, jiu-jitsu, submission grappling, and mixed martial arts, and believes in consistently testing your skills in a competition venue. He has also competed in professional invitationals as a highlighted athlete. His drive to train others is supported by his methodical and detailed approach to teaching.
In 2016, David earned his brown belt in the Pedro Sauer association. He strives to get as much mat time as possible, and teaches the adult classes for Colossal. He continues to hone his technique for both self-defense and competition.
Outside of jiu-jitsu, David is a chemical engineer, and seeks to train at other academies when he travels.