Marshall has been involved with youth sports for almost 15 years. He has been in the Don Mills hockey family for most of that time, in either a Coaching or Training position. He has been a Certified Trainer for more than 10 years and received his Level III certificate in 2009.
In addition to hockey, he has also been involved with youth soccer and baseball, coaching at competitive levels.
He has been employed by Ernst & Young for 30 years and is currently working in their Information Technology Department.
Marshall and his wife Susy have a son, Alex, and live in the east end of the city.
The native of Sarnia, Dave began his coaching career in 1994 while attending university in Waterloo. Having graduated in 1995 and moved to Toronto, Dave became involved with the Toronto Colts.
In 1999, Dave was an assistant coach with the Don Mills Flyers Minor Atom team in the 1989 age group. His teams have had a regular playoff presence and have also won some prestigious tournaments. In 2004, he joined Steve Mercer with the Don Mills Flyers Bantam team in the 1990 age group. That season, the team improved from 11th place to a 7th place playoff berth and a near upset in the quarter-finals. The next season saw further improvement to a 6th place regular season finish culminating in a GTHL Minor Midget Championship (2006) and a semi-final finish in the OHL Cup. Notable players from that team include NHL draft picks Nick Crawford (Buffalo) and Anthony Nigro (St. Louis).
After a stint with the Brampton Capitals Jr. A team, Dave returned to minor hockey as an assistant coach with the Toronto Jr. Canadiens in the 1994 age group. The past two seasons again saw year over year improvements. The team ended this past season in 3rd place in league standings, GTHL Finalists and ranked 2nd in the Minor Midget OHL Cup rankings.
Prior to coaching, Dave was a certified hockey referee for thirteen years.
Dave is employed by RBC in downtown Toronto and resides in East York with his wife Vanessa.
won numerous OMHA championships as a youth playing for the Brampton Maroons AAA team.
Captain of my Brampton AAA team
made it to the final camp for Team Ontario of the under 17 program
Drafted to the OHL by the Toronto St. Michaels Majors
Played Provincial Jr. A for the Brampton Capitals
won 2 provincial Jr. A championships with the Brampton Capitals
Captain of the Brampton Capitals.
two time provincial Jr. A all star.
Brampton Capitals all time leading scorer.
Played pro with the Dayton Bombers of the East Coast Hockey League.
Received a full scholarship to play for Humber College (Humber Hawks). O.C.C.A. Took the Recreation and Leisure program.
Won the O.C.C.A championship with the Humber Hawks
Named the O.C.C.A rookie of the year with the Humber Hawks
Represented and played internationally for Team Portugal in World Ball Hockey Championships in Ratigen, Germany and Toronto, Canada
Coaching and training experience:
Head Hockey Instructor for Canlan Ice Sports
Founder, Director, Head Hockey Instructor Capital Hockey Inc.
Head Coach of the Don Mills Flyers AAA team (2002 age group)
Head Coach of the Capital Hockey AAA Spring Hockey Teams
(2002, 2003, 2006 age groups)
Head Coach of the Weston Dodgers Tier 1 Novice Select Team. (2006 age group)
Team Development / Hockey skills Instructor for numerous GTHL , NYHL, MHL, OWHA and OMHA Teams:
Credit Valley Wolves
Don Mills Flyers
George Bell Titans
Humber Valley Sharks
Lorne Park Ojibwa
Mississauga North Stars
North York Storm
West Mall Lightning