Former full-time professional athlete for JudoScotland and Great Britain Men’s Team Member for 6 years, former JudoScotland Regional Development Officer (RDO) covering the West of Scotland and JudoScotland UKCC Coaching tutor.


As well as competing on the international stage, David has taught some of the best up-and-coming Scottish Junior Athletes and this has shown him that his true passion is coaching children.


David loves coaching and continues to further his understanding and experience, through accepting different challenges and working with a diverse range of groups including; children with autism and other special needs, The Glasgow Deaf Group and teaching english through judo in France.

In his role as RDO David developed and delivered a number of initiatives across over 30 clubs in the West, showing his understanding of the sport and working with people to help them reach their potential.

He is a UKCC Level 2 qualified coach, holds current PVG, First Aid In Sport and Safeguarding & Child Protection.