Dave has a diverse background that includes years of international athletic competition, wilderness guiding, business ownership and a proven track record as an executive coach, counsellor and human performance consultant.
In 1995, Dave accepted a faculty position in the Adventure Studies Department at Thompson Rivers University and spent almost two decades building the outdoor, business and entrepreneurial skills of his students. At the same, time Dave went back to school himself and completed his master’s degree in Applied Behavioural Science at the Leadership Institute of Seattle (LIOS), with a specialty in Organizational Coaching and Consulting, and began his coaching and consulting career in business and sport performance.
As a performance specialist, Dave focuses on how the mind can be used as a powerful tool to change behaviours, attain goals, and achieve business and personal success. Over the past fifteen years, he has provided one-on-one performance coaching to more than 10,000 clients. Dave’s unique perspective and track record of proven results are used by a wide variety of clients ranging from corporate executives and senior management teams to athletes competing at the local, provincial, national and world level. Through programs tailored to specific needs, Dave works with his clients to develop a clear vision and build belief systems and expectations that will lead to higher performance and accomplishment.
Dave’s philosophy is simple and he knows one thing for certain: Better is Always Possible. And whether you’re a business executive or an athlete, he can help you Get There.
His past and present corporate clients include the Government of BC, local municipal Governments, large and small corporations, as well as small to medium sized businesses in the manufacturing, construction, tourism, retail, and sport sectors. On the athletic side, Dave has worked with individuals, coaches, teams, and sport organizations in over 50 different sports.
Dave lives in Kamloops BC with his wife and three active teenagers.