Dave Cooke


PRESENTATION TITLE: Healing through Listening

100 Pedals, Inc.


Dave Cooke is a business strategist and executive coach who relishes chaotic business situations. Throughout his career, Dave has transformed many business organizations from barely surviving to thriving, growing enterprises. Despite all his experience in adverse situations, his son’s heroin addiction presented him with life’s biggest challenge; changing him in many powerful, positive ways.

Today, Dave is a dad on a mission to help parents navigate the chaos of substance abuse in the family, sharing the powerful lessons of his personal recovery through cross-country cycling trips, workshops, blogs and podcasts, and parent coaching programs. Dave meets parents where they are in their journey, hearing their struggles while sharing a message of love and acceptance to help them heal and mend broken, strained relationships impacted by a child’s substance use disorder.

He is the author of The Addicted Child: A Parent’s Guide.