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|Born||April 13, 1949|
St. George, Utah
|Alma mater||Arizona State University|
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|1972||Arizona State (GA)|
|1973-1974||Scottsdale CC (DB)|
|1982-1988||Weber State (DB)|
|2001||Birmingham Thunderbolts (OC/QB)|
|Head coaching record|
|Tournaments||0-1 (NCAA D-I-AA playoffs)|
Dave Arslanian (born April 13, 1949) is an American former college football coach and player. He served as the head football coach at Weber State University from 1989 to 1997 and Utah State University from 1998 to 1999, compiling a career college football coaching record of 60-62.
After graduating in 1971, he went to Arizona State University as a graduate assistant under Frank Kush, coaching the freshmen defensive backs. He then spent two seasons at Scottsdale Community College on the school's first ever football staff, coaching defensive backs.
Arslanian spent 16 years on the coaching staff at Weber State. He was an assistant for seven years under Mike Price and spent nine seasons (1989-1997) as the head coach for the Wildcats. During his tenure, Arslanian compiled a 53-47 record. His 53 victories are the most in Weber State history, just ahead of his father, Sark Arslanian, who compiled a 50-26-2 record from 1965 to 1972. The younger Arslanian coached the Wildcats to six winning records and one appearance in the NCAA Division I-AA playoffs in his last seven seasons as head coach.
Following the 1997 season, Arslanian moved north to take over as head coach at Utah State University. He coached the Utah State Aggies for two seasons, posting a 7-15 record before being fired on December 2, 1999 with two years remaining on his original four-year contract.
Arslanian is now out of coaching and currently runs Eagle Ranch Academy in St. George Utah.
Arslanian was born in St. George, Utah. He was one of six children. He attended college at Weber State, where he earned a bachelor's degree in Education with an emphasis in health, physical education, and recreation/psychology; and Arizona State; where he earned a master's degree in health, physical education, and recreation. He is the son of Sark Arslanian, who served as the head football coach at Weber State College from 1965 to 1972 and at Colorado State University from 1973 to 1981.
|Weber State Wildcats (Big Sky Conference) (1989-1987)|
|1991||Weber State||8-4||6-2||5th||L NCAA Division I-AA First Round||15|
|Utah State Aggies (Big West Conference) (1998-1999)|