Hall of Fame induction: 2000
Dan was an outstanding distance runner for Dover Air Force Base High School. While in high school, he won two state cross country titles (1969 and 1970) and (2) two-mile championships (1970 and 1971) with a personal best of 9:33.0. He also won Henlopen Conference championships in cross country (1969 and 1971) and in track & field (1970 and 1971).
While at the University of Maryland, he was the ACC six-mile champion and a cross country All-American. He qualified in the marathon for the 1976 Olympic Trials with a 2:20:07, running for the Delaware Sports Club.