Dave hails from Jefferson Hills, PA where he attended Thomas Jefferson High School. After his days at TJ, he went on to study sports broadcasting at Waynesburg University under the guidance of former Pittsburgh Pirates broadcaster Lanny Frattare.
During his time at Waynesburg, Dave covered Yellow Jacket sports including football, men’s and women’s soccer, women’s basketball and baseball. He helped call the Yellow Jackets upset of the #6 Thomas More Saints football team in 2011. In that same season, he called the ECAC South Bowl game for the Yellow Jackets.
After his days at Waynesburg, he went on to be the lead broadcaster for the Saint Francis University women’s basketball team. Along with being the lead broadcaster, Dave was the public address announcer as well as director of video operations.
Dave has also held positions as intern for the Pittsburgh Penguins Radio Network for the 2010-2011 season and on-field MC for the Washington Wild Things for the 2011 season. There he performed in-game activities and promotions.
In his time with Westmoreland Sports Network, Dave has served as the play-by-play voice of Norwin Knights football plus has handled high school basketball broadcasts.
Follow Dave on Twitter: @DaveFranczakWSN