Dave Lucey has served as the head certified athletic trainer and health care administrator at Ferris State University since August 1986.
A native of Adrian, Mich., Lucey arrived to Ferris State after serving from 1984-86 as an assistant athletic trainer at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Kan. Prior to that position, he was the head athletic trainer at Aquinas College in Grand Rapids, Mich., from 1981-84.
A 1979 graduate of Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Mich., Lucey earned his bachelor of science degree in health education. He then received his master's degree in athletic training at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, in 1981.
Lucey graduated from Adrian (Mich.) High School in 1975 and served as a student trainer from 1971-75.
Lucey is married to the former Sharon Dweyer and the couple resides in Reed City, Mich. They have two children - Tom and Karen. Tom is a second lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps and a U.S. Naval Academy graduate while Karen is presently a student at Central Michigan University.
Lucey is one of six children (three brothers and two sisters) of the Bruce and the late Agatha Lucey of Adrian, Mich.