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Mark Davis

Assistant Strength & Conditioning Coach

Hometown:


Years at Oregon: 2


Education:
Wittenberg University - B.A.

Arizona State University - M.S.

Before Oregon:
Vanderbilt University

Tennessee State University

University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Coach Davis's Bio:

Coach Davis enters his second season as a strength and conditioning coach for the University of Oregon working with the Women's Basketball and Volleyball programs. Davis has over 18 years of experience as a strength coach at the collegiate level.

Coach Davis worked on the strength staff at Vanderbilt University from 2000-12. At Vandy, Coach Davis worked with men's basketball, soccer and tennis, women's lacrosse, track, swimming, bowling and cross country. His work with men's basketball helped the Commodores to four NCAA tournament appearances and a pair of Sweet Sixteen runs. In addition, three different Commodores were selected as SEC Player of the Year while Coach Davis was with Vanderbilt.

Coach Davis received his first full-time job opportunity in 1997 as the head strength coach at Tennessee State University. In the three years that he worked with the TSU football program, the team improved its record from 4-7 record in 1997, to 9-3 in 1998, to 11-1 in 1999. Tennessee State also registered back-to-back conference titles in 1998 and 1999, and a No. 1 national ranking at the end of the 1999 regular season. Coach Davis was twice named Ohio Valley Conference Strength and Conditioning Professional of the Year by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Coach Davis got his start as a graduate assistant strength coach at Nebraska where he spent two seasons. During his time in Lincoln he worked with the Cornhuskers' national championship football team.

Coach Davis received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wittenberg University in 1988 and a Master of Science degree in Exercise Science and Physical Education from Arizona State University in 1994, and has Club Coach status with the USA Weightlifting.

Coach Davis and his wife, Cindy, have one son, Noah.