Nathan Davis

Nathan Davis (born March 25, 1974)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: New Hampshire Wildcats
Current conference: America East Conference
Randolph-Macon record: 141–39 (.783)
Bucknell record: 129-115 (.529)
New Hampshire record: 16-15 (.516)
Overall record^: 286-169 (.629)

Career Accomplishments:


Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2023-present New Hampshire
2015-2023 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 NCAA Tournament in years two and three
    • Won or shared the Patriot League regular season title four seasons in a row (2016-19)
    • The next four years were less successful, as the Bison finished below .500 each year and were just 40-70 overall
    • In March 2023, Davis was fired following a last place finish that season
  • The following month, New Hampshire announced it had hired Davis to be the Wildcats’ head coach

Nathan Davis Coaching Tree


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