Dave Durante is a multiple time USA gymnastics national champion and was part of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Team as an alternate. After retiring from competition, Dave helped coach his alma mater, Stanford University, to an NCAA Team Title in 2009. He has continued to be a part of the sport through his positions on the Athlete Advisory Committee with the United States Olympic Committee as well as the athlete representative for the Men's Technical Committee with USA Gymnastics.
He has also worked as lead global gymnastics expert for Adidas Gymnastics and has been a lead coach with CrossFit Gymnastics since 2013. Along with this, Dave is co-owner of Power Monkey Fitness which is dedicated to bringing gymnastics education, equipment, and events to the fitness world.
When not on the road, he lives in NYC with his wife Sadie where he coaches a regular gymnastics class at CrossFit LIC as well as at Circus Warehouse. Gymnastics is his life passion and his goal is to bring proper gymnastics understanding, technique, and progression to people all over the world.