Dave graduated from Arcadia University with a bachelors in Biology. He played basketball for Arcadia and was athlete of the year and was ranked 13th in the country in rebounds. Upon graduating, he played professional basketball for three years, one year in Australia and two years for the Harlem Globetrotters.
Dave is also a former graduate of NPTI of Philadelphia, where he has been an assistant instructor since 2007. He was the assistant basketball coach and strength and conditioning coach for a high school basketball program in the Philadelphia area in 2009, and also worked as a trainer and assistant manager for a local gym.