Denver Davis returns to the cross country programs for his sixth season as the assistant cross country coach. Davis also serves as the men’s and women’s jumps, and women’s sprints and hurdles coach during the track and field seasons.
In 2016, Davis helped the men's and women's cross country teams to third and fifth place team finishes respectively at the ODAC Cross Country Championships with three Eagles earning All-ODAC honors. The men and women’s teams went on to finish seventh and thirteenth at the South/Southeast Region Championship, with two Eagles earning All-South/Southeast Region honors and sophomore Jamie Hiegel qualifying for the 2017 NCAA DIII Cross Country Championships. Hiegel went on to finish 59th in his first appearance in the NCAA Championships.
In five seasons with the men's and women's cross country programs, Davis has helped the Eagles claim a total of three ODAC team championships and has helped coach a total of 29 All-ODAC athletes, including two ODAC individual champions and 20 All-South/Southeast Region athletes, including three NCAA Championship individual qualifiers and one NCAA Championship qualifying team. Other accolades earned by the programs with Davis' assistance included two ODAC Runners of the Year and three ODAC Rookies of the Year.
Davis is no stranger to the ODAC either, having competed for Lynchburg College for four years as a member of the men's cross country team. While at Lynchburg, Davis was member of two ODAC championship teams in cross country.
Davis received his bachelor's degree in History from Lynchburg in 2005 and his master's degree in history from George Mason University in 2009. He serves as the recruiting coordinator for all Bridgewater cross country and track and field programs and also serves as an adjunct instructor in Bridgewater's Department of History and Political Science.
Davis is a member of USA Track & Field and the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. He holds a USA Track & Field Level 1 Coaching certification and holds a USTFCCCA Jumps Specialist Certification.
Denver and his wife Ashley currently reside in Waynesboro, VA.