UPDATE: CSU strength, conditioning coach David Johnston dies of cancer

Updated 3:43 p.m.

Reported first by Matt L. Stephens of the Coloradoan, CSU intern strength and conditioning coach David Johnston passed away late Friday night to cancer. Johnston, who worked with the track and field program, began his career at Colorado State in January.


“We carry great sadness in our hearts, Gary Ozzelo, Senior Associate Athletic Director for Colorado State told the Collegian staff. “He was an important part of our our team and the staff and students really respected him.”

A memorial service for Johnston will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday at LifePointe Church in Fort Collins, located at 900 East Prospect Road.

The Rocky Mountain Collegian will continue to follow this story as it develops.