Dave Mears, ‘94, has been a mainstay on the football coaching staff. The 2018 season will be his 16th year on the coaching staff at Alfred State. This season he will serve as the tight ends coach.
Mears holds an associate of science degree in medical lab technology and an associate of applied science degree in individual studies. He also has a bachelor of science degree in sport management from the University of America and a master’s degree in sport management.
Mears has played and coached with the Hornell Dragons and the Southern Tier Diesel. He also spent time coaching at Wellsville High School. He also has been a clinician at the Mike Wauffle and NY Giants youth football camps.
Mears was a member of the United State Army from 1983-89. He was a morse code intercept operator in Fort Devens, MA and Kunia, HI and a field artillery direction specialist in Fort Sill, OK and Fort Ord, CA.