Dave Perry is a five-time winner of the U.S. Match Racing National Championship, and was the coach for the US Sailing Team Alphagraphics women’s match race team in their preparations for the 2012 Olympic Games. Dave was an athletic director at a private K-12 day school in Westport, Connecticut for 21 years and has received an honorary Doctorate of Education from Piedmont College. The recipient of US Sailing’s Captain Joe Prosser Award for exceptional contribution to sailing education and the W. Van Alan Clarke, Jr. Trophy for excellence in sportsmanship, Dave has been actively working to improve the sport since 1977. One of the top rules experts in the world, Dave brings his unique teaching style, sense of humor, and vast rules knowledge to Oakcliff Sailing.