David Grace came to UCLA from Oregon State where he was an assistant coach for the last five years from 2009-2013. In four of his five years there Grace was very instrumental in helping recruit nationally ranked classes. He also helped the program to the most wins (78) since the 1988-1992 seasons and the Beavers made three trips to Post Season College Basketball Invitational.
Grace is known for his tireless work ethic and inspirational leadership skills. He has developed a keen knowledge of basketball forged over 30 years of working in all aspects of the sport. He has played, coached and referred basketball across America and on three different continents.
He served 20 years of active duty service in the U.S. Air Force. Grace is a decorated military veteran that served in Operation Desert Storm.