Denver Davis begins his third season as an assistant coach with the Bridgewater College Eagles cross country program after a one-year hiatus last season.
Two seasons ago, the Bridgewater women's cross country team won the program's first ODAC championship while the men finished third in the conference and fifth at the regional meet.
In his first two seasons with the cross country program, Davis has coached 11 All-ODAC performers, including one conference champion. He has also coached one ODAC Runner of the Year and one conference Rookie of the Year. Davis has coached eight All-South/Southeast Region performers and two NCAA Division III cross country championship qualifiers.
Davis also serves as an assistant coach in the jumps and distance events for the Eagles indoor and outdoor track teams. He has coached 13 All-ODAC performers in Indoor and Outdoor track combined. including five conference champions.
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, Davis coached 32 all-district, 11 all-region and three all-state cross country performers. He also coached two district champions and two regional champions in cross country. He helped guide the boys and girls teams to five district titles, two regional titles and and one state championship.
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.
Daivs 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.