David Coffield joined the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation in 2019 and serves as the Development Manager. His strength of working with those individuals and organizations, who share the value of CSF’s mission, will enhance CSF’s ability to work with decision-makers at the state and federal level.
Born and raised in East Tennessee, David has always had a strong connection to the outdoors since first being introduced to wingshooting and fishing at a young age. He also enjoys being on the lake with his family and exploring both the Appalachian and Adirondack Mountains with his German Shorthaired Pointer.
David has extensive experience navigating Capitol Hill. He began his career in D.C. with Congressman Chip Cravaack (MN) after which he then transitioned to the Office of Congressman Steve Scalise (LA) where he spent five years before joining CSF. David strongly believes in bipartisan fellowship and maintains positive relationships with Members and staff from both sides of the aisle.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Samford University, and sits on the Board of Directors for the W.I.N.G.S. Foundation, a worldwide non-profit dedicated to enhancing global health and security.
Your opinion counts
Recently, numerous states have tried to pass legislation that would ban hunting contests. What is your personal view on hunting contests?
- I am fine with hunting contests and have participated in them. (35.29%)
- I support others’ ability to participate in them but I choose not to. (27.94%)
- I support hunting contests, but believe the regulations governing the contests should be updated to ensure that all contest promoters work with tanneries to make use of the animals harvested. (14.71%)
- I am against hunting contests. (20.59%)
- I am unsure. (1.47%)