Dave graduated from Milwaukee Hamilton High School in 1972 playing football for WFCA Hall of Fame Coach Rudy Royten. He attended and graduated from UW-La Crosse in 1976 playing and coaching for Hall of Fame Coach, Roger Haring. His first high school football coaching came at Germantown HS where he coached freshman ‘B’ football for Hall of Famer Phil Datka. Shortly afterwards Dave started teaching and coaching at Homestead HS in Mequon Wisconsin. In 1978 Dave was hired to teach mathematics at Homestead.
In 33 years teaching at Homestead, Dave taught everything from pre-algebra to pre-calculus. His favorite class was always algebra 1 featuring ninth grade students new to high school. At Homestead, Hall of Fame Coach John Brodie hired him as an assistant freshman coach in 1979 and as a varsity assistant in 1982. In 1989, Coach Keel was hired to become only the fifth head football coach in Homestead history.
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