David Pressley graduated from Hartselle High School in 2000 where the Tigers won the state championship in his junior and senior season. He was a four-year letterman in baseball at The University of Alabama-Huntsville earning All-GSC honors in his final season. He earned his bachelor's degree in Marketing/Business Administration from Alabama-Huntsville in 2005.
Pressley added his master's degree at the Anderson University School of Theology in 2011 while coaching at AU. In 2010, his last season as assistant coach, the Ravens led the NCAA (all divisions) with a .391 team batting average. Under his tutelage, two players have been drafted in the MLB Draft.
After serving as an assistant for 3 seasons, Pressley replaced Hall of Fame coach Don Brandon as the head baseball coach at Anderson University (IN) in 2010 and was only the third AU skipper since 1960.
In five seasons as head coach at Anderson, Pressley led the Ravens to a 134-70 record. In his final season, the Ravens won the Heartland Conference, the Heatland Conference Tournament, and finished in the Mid West Regional Tournament in Iowa.
Pressley joined the Madison Academy Staff in 2015 under Coach Mike Good, and is now beginning his third season as Head Coach. The Mustangs won the state championship in 2015 under Coach Good and finished runner up the following year in Pressley’s first year as head coach.
Pressley and his wife Marisha reside in Madison, AL. They have a daughter, Adelaine, and a son, Silas.