After becoming a California All-State high school baseball player, David had an outstanding pitching career at Yale University taking them to the NCAA Playoffs and pitched in the Detroit Tiger organization.
Daughter, Gina, was an All-State pitcher and hitter for 3 years at Portage Central. She was a scholarship player at the University of Michigan, Dearborn where she was a 4-year All-Conference pitcher/hitter. Daughter Kim was a speed slapper and infielder at Portage Central and is currently a student at Michigan State. Son Michael just graduated from Portage Central where he was a two-year selection on the All-State Academic Baseball team. He will attend Purdue University in the Fall. Daughters Charla and Lily just completed a successful Machine Pitch season at SPLL where David managed the All-Star Team