David Fiske is the co-founder of Saline High Crew, established in 2004. He was the Head Coach of the boys’ rowing program working with every level of the team: novice, JV and Varsity.
A native of Wyandotte , MI , Fiske has been involved with rowing since 1980. His rowing career began at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel High School, where he rowed all four years. Since that time, he has rowed during the summer for the Wyandotte Boat Club. Also competing in crew at the University of Washington for nearly two years, Dave has raced at levels and in all boat categories.
Fiske began coaching crew in 1990 for his high school alma mater after graduating with a degree in education from the University of Michigan. After receiving his first teaching position in 1991 with Wyandotte Public Schools, he coached 4 years for Wyandotte Roosevelt High School. He also has coached all levels for the Wyandotte Boat Club summer programs from learn to row middle schoolers to elite rowers.
Presently, Mr. Fiske teaches fifth grade at Heritage School. Dave has been married since 1994 to Shelly Fiske, who is a nurse at Saline Hospital.They have three children: Alle, the oldest, and twins, Brady and Brooke.
Fiske and Andy Michaluk racing in the Men’s Open Pair at the American
Heritage River Fall Classic Regatta - Wyandotte, MI - November 2, 2008. Time of 20:07:00