Chasing Greatness


About Dave Gleason

A 4 year starter and Co-Captain of the Division I Soccer Team that brought Silver Lake Regional High School its very first State Championship, Dave understands the inherent benefits of discipline, hard work and perseverance.  In January of 2010 Dave was inducted into his high school’s athletic Hall of Fame as an individual and as a member of the 1988 State Championship team.  As a Division II 2nd Team All-New England Captain for Keene State College, Dave capped his athletic career and began his professional career in Westchester County, New York.

Dave Gleason has been coaching young athletes for 2 decades, dating back to 1989 as a soccer coach to hundreds aspiring soccer players.  In the mid to late 90’s Dave was strength coach for some of the most successful young tennis players in New England – many of them reaching top ten rankings regionally and nationally.  Dave has served as a strength and conditioning coach for private swim club teams and has worked individually with hundreds of children 6-18 years old with a wide ranging ability level.

Having managed and owned several successful businesses in Eastern Massachusetts, Dave rededicated his career to that of his passion – young athletes and non-athletes alike ages 6-18.   Dave opened his first facility in the Fall of 2009 which quickly became the most sought after program on the south shore for youth fitness and athletic development.

Dave Gleason is now the owner of one of the top youth training facilities in the world, and has worked with thousands of athletes ranging from the shy six year old to all-stars at the professionals level.  He’s also an acclaimed international presenter on youth fitness and widely regarded as the fitness industry’s ‘go to guy’ for coaching kids ages 6-13.

Dave is the co-creator of the popular IYCA Youth Speed Development product. Dave’s book contributions include the IYCA Youth Fitness Specialist Level 1 text – Essentials of Youth Conditioning and Fitness (Second Edition) and How Much Does A Zebra Weigh by Kyle Brown.  Dave’s latest product contributions are IYCA Complete Athlete Development and most recently Complete Speed Games and the book Complete Sports Training.

Dave is an advisor and content provider to Reebok International and consultant to trainers, coaches, physical educators, national and local youth sports organizations and public school systems K-12.

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