Home / People / Dr. David Granniss Dr. David Granniss Chair and Associate Professor of Exercise Science IRB Chair Biography Dr. Grannis completed his Ph.D. at Springfield College in Exercise Physiology in 2001. Prior to completing his terminal degree, Dr. Graniss spent 12 years as the head soccer coach at Dallas Baptist University in Dallas, T.X. Dr. Grannis teaches nutrition for wellness and performance (EXSI 224), kinesiology (EXSI 335), exercise programming for special populations (EXSI 410), and exercise physiology (EXSI 306, 406) as well as serving as the Carolina Chiropractic Plus Human Performance Laboratory Director. Dr. Graniss is heavily involved in youth sports with his two sons. He also enjoys playing hockey and working on his family’s mini-farm.