Dale was elected to the Iowa High School Golf Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2006.
Dale coached at Galva-Holstein for 25 years.
During that time, his teams won 5 Conference titles and 10 Sectional titles. Dale took 6 teams to the State tournament with his highest finish being 2nd.
Dale had over 1,009 victories in his 25 years at Galva-Holstein.