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A Ft. Worth, Texas native, David Tresch attended Campbell University and the University of North Carolina at Greensboro for his undergraduate work and Western Carolina University for his graduate work, all in Sports Medicine where he served as an athletic trainer. David was one of the first trainers to receive a full athletic scholarship as a trainer in NCAA Division 1 sports. During his sports career, he had the honor of being named to 11 different all-star teams and received numerous national awards including a formal citation from the NCAA. David was selected to work and consult in two Olympic Games as well as a US National team. Working in professional baseball he was on the training staff of the 1986 World Champion New York Mets. David had the honor of being included in the UNC-Greensboro Sports Hall of Fame for his work with the 1982 NCAA Championship Finalist Women’s Basketball Team. In addition, David served 7 years as adjunct faculty member for 6 medical schools and universities conducting over 200 CME courses on sports rehabilitation, low-tech rehabilitation and skeletal stability. In 1996 he was asked to serve as a consultant to Health Canada for low-tech rehabilitation. He also worked with Duke University Sports Medicine in pioneering the use of RTV-11 silicon rubber for use in lower arm fractures in competitive sports.

David has used the knowledge gained from working with some of the world’s best athletic coaches and transitioned these principles into the business world having worked globally with two Fortune 100 companies, the largest privately held hospice and palliative care company in the United States and as a member of the Board of Trustees at Bluefield College in Virginia. Because of his multi-award winning work, David was asked to attend the Wharton Executive Education program (Univ. of Penn) to further his own professional development. In 2014, he was asked to teach at the Global Leadership Summit in Mozambique, Malawi and in South Africa working with leaders of NGO’s and non-profit organizations that serve that area. 

His most recent position was as the Director of People Development for the Maury Regional (TN) Health System, a multiple award-winning healthcare organization and an IBM Watson/Truven Top 15 National Healthcare System, where he developed a leadership development program focusing on current and emerging leaders, as well as employee engagement in the healthcare sector where his programs have helped to increase organizational effectiveness, leader effectiveness and increase employee engagement.

David currently resides in Franklin, Tennessee with his wife and two daughters. An avid golfer, he also enjoys serving as a mentor in the TN Achieves Program which is a scholarship program available for all graduating Tennessee high school students. In addition to volunteer work in the area, David has been a guest speaker to organizations like Caterpillar Financial, Boys and Girls Clubs, the Middle Tennessee Medical Practice Managers Association as well as many other organizations on the topic of talent acceleration, communication and strengths in the workplace.

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