David Driver is the former sports editor of papers in Baltimore, Laurel, Maryland and Arlington, Virginia who has covered college and pro sports in the Washington, D.C. area for more than 25 years. He covers the Washington Nationals and college hoops for The Sports Xchange, a national content provider, and has been a full-time free-lance writer for nearly 10 years.
David graduated with a degree in English and minor in journalism from Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Virginia, where he played one season of baseball as a first baseman (bad field, no hit) for the Royals before realizing he better start going to class. David has won at least one regional writing award in the 1980s, 1990s, 2000s and 2010s.
David and his wife, Liz, live in Maryland and spent three years in Hungary with their two daughters before returning to the D.C. area in 2006. David and his wife spent a year volunteering with Habitat for Humanity in Boston and they are involved with their church, Washington Community Fellowship. He is a fan of Frasier re-runs, novels set in 1940s Europe and the beach at Duck, North Carolina.
Follow him on Twitter at @DaytonVADriver