Year joined the RHF board:
Dave is an instructor in the Mayo Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. He is a member of the Mayo Sports Medicine Center's ice hockey research team, and recently published a paper on predictors of on-ice speed. This paper is now serving as a training guide for local players. He has contributed to other projects associated with safety and training in hockey.
Interest in/Connection to Hockey:
Dave grew up in Crookston playing youth and high school hockey. He has coached both on-ice and dry-land training at various levels of youth hockey. Dave assisted on ice at the 2012 Rochester Safety Clinic organized and financed by the Rochester Hockey Foundation and co-sponsored by the Rochester Youth Hockey Association, Minnesota Hockey and the Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center. Dave has also presented at safety clinics for Rochester youth coaches.
Player safety, strength and conditioning for hockey.