David Upton began trap shooting in the fall of 2011. A local trap shooter, Warren Roberts, trained him to shoot ATA Trap (Armature Trap Association). David is now a member of ATA and OTA (Oklahoma Trap Association). Upton won the Oklahoma State Junior Handicap Champion for the past two years and placed second at the 2013 Oklahoma State Singles Champion. Upton won his class and placed in numerous ATA trap shoots in Oklahoma and Texas. Upton is the son of Mike and Anita Upton and attends Calera High School.