Dominica: Dominica’s athletics director and men’s basketball head coach, Dave Weber, died on December 05, 2022. He specialized in Basketball and led the Dominican athletic department from 1985 to 1991 when the institution was still known as the Dominican College.
The whole Dominican athletics is in deep shock and sent their thoughts and prayers to the friends, families and loved ones of the former Dominican athletic director.
The Dominican University of California Athletics thanked Dave Weber for his contributions and the impact he left on Dominican athletics. Dave Weber was the director and head of the Basketball team Dominica, and he has been in the game for many years.
Former Dominican Athletics Director Bill Fusco, who took over as athletic director following Dave’s departure in 1991, while paying his tributes to Dave, stated that:
“Dave’s efforts to build up the intercollegiate athletics program in the mid 1980s were significant for the future success of Dominican Athletics. As an administrator and coach, he always prioritized student-athlete success. He was a true “Pioneer Penguin” and will always be remembered for his dedication and passion for making the program better.”
The Dominica national basketball team represents the island country of Dominica in many international competitions. It is administrated by the Dominica Amateur Basketball Association.
About Dave Weber:
Dave Weber was the director and men’s basketball head coach. He also directed a four-year college intercollegiate athletics programme and supervised the college’s recreation programmes. He looked after the 40-acre athletic complex, including a gymnasium, pool, weight rooms, dance studios, fields, tennis courts, pavilion and running trails.
In 1994, he also directed the intercollegiate athletics programme at a small Christian university in the urban core of Oakland. Coached men’s basketball team — recruiting players from as far away as Lithuania, Denmark and Israel, as well as the United States. Oversaw the expansion of the program from one sport to six and briefly coached women’s softball.