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Dave King


POSITION: Director of Athletics

DEPARTMENT: Development

POSITION: Associate Director

LOCATION: Main Campus, Harrisonburg | UC 130

PHONE: (540) 432-4646


Dave began his professional career in the alumni office at EMU before moving to Lancaster, PA where he taught elementary and middle school Physical Education, was the athletic director and coached several sports. After receiving his master’s degree, he served as Executive Director at Camp Hebron for five years. In 1991, he was invited to Lancaster Mennonite High School where he served for 14 years as Athletic Director along with various administrative duties, including Middle School Principal. He returned to EMU to carry out his vision for an athletic program of excellence through which Christian character is developed.


BS, Eastern Mennonite University
MED, Temple University


King, David and Starbuck, Margot, 2016. (Overplayed: A Parent’s Guide to Sanity in the World of Youth Sports). Virginia: Herald Press