David Cameron enters his first season as the head coach of the Sacred Heart wrestling team. Cameron is a long standing member of the Sacred Heart community as a clinical assistant professor in the Physical Therapy program since 1996. Cameron has always had influence on SHU wrestling, assisting the program during its inception and serving as the team's faculty mentor since the 2000-01 season.
Cameron had a spectacular wrestling career at Central Connecticut State and was inducted into the University's Alumni Association Athletic Hall of Fame in 2009. After recovering from a life threatening injury in his freshman year Cameron went on to dominate competition in his final three seasons at CCSU, posting a 46-2 dual meet record. Cameron was a Division II All-American and finished fourth in the national championships in 1981. He twice won the Division II Eastern Regional (1979 & 1981) and captured first-place finishes at the 1978 Springfield College Open and the 1979 United States Coast Guard Invitational.
Cameron remained at Central Connecticut State as an assistant coach for the Blue Devils in 1981-82. He also served as the head coach for Farmington High School in 1982-82. During this time Cameron continued his academic pursuits, studying physical therapy at the University of Connecticut. He received his Masters with a concentration in Sports Biomechanics in 1983. Cameron also assisted Jon Valles and Steve Turgeon in the founding of South Windsor Youth Wrestling.
Cameron was born in New Haven and raised in Milford, where he currently resides with his wife, Denise.