David Woolever
David Woolever
Title: Head Coach
Phone: 303-256-9669
Email: dwoolever@jwu.edu

Dave Woolever returns to the helm of the Johnson & Wales University cross country program for his fifth season.  A former collegiate runner, Dave has served as assistant coach and head coach at both the collegiate and high school levels.  After graduating from Shepherd College, Dave served as a graduate assistant to the East Carolina University cross country program.  From there, he then served as a volunteer and assistant coach for various high schools in North Carolina and West Virginia.  Coach Woolever returned to Shepherd where he assumed the head coaching responsibilities for the NCAA II cross country program.  In this capacity, Woolever vitalized the program by securing and coordinating the 1997 West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WVIAC) Championship Meet.  He also directed and coordinated the Shepherd Running Camp.  Both of these events were "firsts" for the Shepherd program.

Coach Woolever is a graduate of Shepherd College in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, and has a B.A. in Secondary Education Social Studies.  He also earned an M.A. in Adult & Community Education from East Carolina University in Greenville, N.C.  He subsequently earned an M.A. in History from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.  He is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Education at Liberty University.
In addition to coaching responsibilities, Coach Woolever currently serves in the College of Arts & Sciences at JWU where he teaches Ethics of Business Leadership, US History and Foundations of Leadership.
Dave is also a certified personal trainer through the Cooper Institute and is a certified Level I & II Coach through USA Track & Field   Having grown up in the southern Appalachian Mountains, Dave is no stranger to outdoor sports and the mountain lifestyle that Colorado provides.  As such, Dave is very active with skiing and volunteer service in the Denver Metro region.