Nathan Davis

Nathan Davis (born March 25, 1974)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Bucknell Bison
Current conference: Patriot League
Randolph-Macon record^: 141–39 (.783)
Bucknell record: 117-95 (.552)
Overall record^: 258-134 (.658)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  2  (2017, 2018)
  • NCAA Tournament Sweet Sixteen:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  1  (2016)
  • Patriot League Regular Season Champion:  4  (2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)
  • ODAC (Div III) Regular Season Champion:  3  (2011, 2014, 2015)
  • Patriot League Tournament Champion:  2  (2017, 2018)
  • ODAC (Div III) Tournament Champion:  3  (2011, 2013, 2015)
  • NCAA Division III Tournament Appearances:  6  (2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
  • NCAA Division III Tournament Final Four:  1  (2010)

Awards:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2015-present Bucknell
2009-2015 Randolph-Macon
2008-2009 Colgate (asst)
2003-2008 Bucknell (asst)
1998-2003 Navy (asst)
1997-1998 Emory & Henry (asst)

Nathan Davis Facts

  • Nathan Davis
  • Born March 25, 1974
  • Hometown: Washington, DC
  • Alma Mater: Randolph-Macon College (BA, 1997)
  • After playing at D-III Randolph-Macon (VA), Davis started his coaching career as an assistant at D-III Emory & Henry (VA)
  • Spent five seasons as an assistant under Don DeVoe at Navy, then five with Pat Flannery at Bucknell and one with Emmett Davis at Colgate
  • Got his first head coaching opportunity in 2009, taking over at his alma mater Randolph-Macon
    • Went 141-39 in six seasons, going to the NCAA D-III Tournament each season and reaching the Final Four in 2010
  • Returned to Bucknell in 2015 as head coach, leading the Bison to the NIT in year one and NCAAs in years two and three
  • Along with his wife, Miki, has three sons and one daughter

Nathan Davis Coaching Tree

  • Josh Merkel (Randolph-Macon)

 

^ overall record includes head coaching positions at both the NCAA Division I and Division III levels