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David W. Collins

Departments and Positions:
Mathematics Teacher
Head Coach, Girls' Varsity Crew
School Extension 4155
DWC@episcopalhighschool.org
Biography:
A seven-time national rowing champion, Dave won a bronze medal at the 1996 Olympics as a member of the U.S. rowing team. Dave also received a gold medal at the 1995 Pan American Games and a bronze medal at the 1991 World Rowing Championships. Dave was inducted into the United States National Rowing Hall of Fame and Rutgers University’s Olympic Hall of Fame. He graduated with honors from Rutgers College of Engineering and completed his graduate degree in secondary education at Old Dominion University’s Darden College of Education.

In addition to teaching mathematics in public high schools, Dave has worked for the North Carolina Department of Education evaluating and authoring future state assessments. He also wrote a research paper to aid new teachers with peer relations within a multicultural classroom as part of a U.S. Department of Education study. Dave is a member of VAIS's Professional Development Advisory Commission. He has also coached both high school and college crew, including the Rutgers and Georgetown University teams.

At Episcopal, Dave chairs the math department, teaches mathematics and engineering, and is head coach to the girls’ varsity crew team. He lives on campus with his wife Anna, their son Gabriel, and their dog, Frances.

Credentials:
M.Ed., Old Dominion University
B.A., Rutgers University
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