Birthdate: October 31, 1944
Birthplace: Springfield, Ohio
High School: Urbana (1962)
Dave Nash was approximately 23 years old when he began officiating high school basketball games and he spent the rest of his life wearing the black and white stripes and running up and down basketball courts.
Nash was a safety chairman for Local 402 at International Harvester in Springfield for 47 years and operated a photography business in his hometown of Urbana.
He worked high school basketball and football for many years and was chosen to officiate at the Ohio High School basketball final eight times and the football championship six times.
At the age of 35 he also became a college basketball official. He officiated Division I Mid-American Conference games for 13 years and spent 32 years working in the Ohio Athletic Conference and North Coast Conference.
He was a member of the Springfield basketball and football officiating associations. In 2011, he was named Ohio High School Official of the Year.
David Nash died on April 26, 2013.