Women's Cross Country

 
Denver Davis
Denver Davis
Title: Assistant Coach
Phone: 540-828-5682
Email: ddavis@bridgewater.edu

Denver Davis begins his second season as an assistant coach with the Bridgewater College Eagles Cross Country programs. Davis is also an assistant with the track and field programs. 

Davis' 2012-13 season was stellar for the program as he helped lead 13 Eagles to all-conference recognition. During the indoor season, freshman Kristen Trice won two events to propel herself to ODAC Rookie of the Year accolades, marking the second straight season that a Bridgewater jumper was named the ODAC Indoor Rookie of the Year. Under Davis' tutilege, the Eagles swept the jump events at the indoor conference championships. During the outdoor season, Davis led Pete Monteleone to ODAC Outdoor Rookie of the Year accolades, marking the third time in four track seasons that a Bridgewater jumper returned with conference hardware.  

During the 2011-12 season, Davis was named the South/Southeast Region Men's Assistant Coach of the Year for Indoor Track & Field. Davis' jumpers scored 29 of the men’s team's 58 points and Davis coached both the men's and women's Triple Jump champions at the ODAC meet.  Freshman Jordan Pitchford set a new BC record in the Triple Jump Indoors, was named ODAC Rookie of the Year and set a new ODAC record in the women’s Triple Jump during the season with a mark of 11.50m, which also ranked her 19th in Division III.

In the outdoor season, Davis coached Eugene Cummings, the ODAC champion in both the Long and Triple Jumps, and Jordan Pitchford, the ODAC women's Triple Jump champion.  Pitchford set a new BC record Outdoors in the women’s Triple Jump with a mark of 11.41m.

During his first two years with the program, Davis has coached 26 All-ODAC performers in Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field, including 11 Conference champions. He has coached three ODAC Rookies of the Year and helped athletes set 17 new school records.

Prior to coming to Bridgewater, Davis served as associate head coach for boys and girls cross country and track & field at Lake Braddock Secondary School in Burke, Va., from 2005-2010.

While at Lake Braddock, in Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field combined, Davis coached 109 All-Patriot District athletes including 30 Patriot District Champions, 48 All-Northern Region athletes including 17 Northern Region Champions, 15 VHSL AAA All-State athletes, and six NSIC All-Americans.

Davis received his bachelor of arts in history from Lynchburg College and his masters in history from George Mason University.

While at Lynchburg, Davis competed for the Hornets in cross country, indoor track and outdoor track. He was a member of two ODAC cross country championship teams He was a member of four ODAC title teams in both indoor and outdoor track. Davis was a member of the 2005 indoor distance medley relay team that won the event at the conference meet, while setting a new conference record.

Davis was also a four-time academic All-ODAC pick in cross country, indoor track and outdoor track while at Lynchburg College.

Davis is a member of USA Track & Field and the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. He is a USA Track & Field Level 1 Certified Coach and is a USTFCCCA Certified Jumps Coach.