Dave Zeis returns as head athletic trainer for his sixth season with the Dallas Stars, a role he has worked in since 2007. Prior to that, he spent seven seasons as the head athletic trainer for the Columbia Inferno and Pee Dee Pride of the East Coast Hockey League.
Dave has been certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association since 1995 and is also a certified strength and conditioning specialist. Zeis earned a Bachelor of Science degree from SUNY Brockport in New York where he also played collegiate hockey. He also worked at University Sports Medicine at the University of Buffalo from 1993-95 as a clinical therapist and research coordinator. Dave and his wife, Michelle, live in Prosper with their son Brendon.
Daryl, his wife Kristin, who was instrumental in starting the Dallas Stars Foundation, and their two daughters, Falyn and Kendyl reside in Dallas.