Dave Marshall joined the British Army in 2002, joining the Royal Corps of Signals and specialising as a Communication Systems Operator. He later deployed to Iraq where he provided high level strategic communications.
In 2005 Dave was selected to attend the arduous Physical Training Instructors (PTI) course at the Army School of Physical Training in Aldershot, passing this course and becoming a PTI whilst serving as a display rider in the famous Royal Signals White Helmets Motorcycle display team. He later attended a course where the top 5% were offered a place to teach at an Army Training Regiment (ATR).
Dave was posted to ATR Winchester in Hampshire where he instructed and led 50 recruits aged 16 – 32 through their basic military training. A later posting was as a PTI at Bath where he immediately stepped in as senior PTI running all aspects of the gym and staff. He managed a team of 12 to plan and develop physical training to the Regiment of 750 soldiers. He has been delivering authentic military boot camp experiences to civilians across Cheshire and Northwich since 2017.
Dave loves outdoor activities and is qualified to instructor level in Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing, Mountaineering and Scuba diving. He has also planned and led expeditions worldwide to places such as Bavaria, Gibraltar, Egypt, South Africa, Belize and Ascension.