Dave Stephenson is a native of Prescott, Arizona but grew up moving around the US and Europe in an Air Force family. He ran cross country and track in high school and then attended the University of Arizona for his undergraduate degree in. He holds a Master’s degree from Arizona State University and a Specialist’s degree from the University of Georgia. He has worked in education for 23 years, 6 in Gilbert, Arizona (outside of Phoenix), 2 in California, and 24 in Georgia. Mr. Stephenson taught social studies for 15 years, coaching track and cross country athletes in three states, then became Magnet Coordinator and Assistant Principal at North Cobb High School in 2011. He joined the Wildcat family in 2019.