Scott Davenport

Scott Davenport (born 1957)

Current position: Head men’s basketball coach
Current team: Bellarmine Knights
Current conference: Atlantic Sun Conference (A-Sun)
Bellarmine record^: 398-130 (.754)
Overall record^: 398-130 (.754)

Career Accomplishments:

  • NCAA National Championships:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  0
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • CBI Appearances:  1  (2021)
  • Atlantic Sun Regular Season Champion:  0
  • GLVC (Div II) Regular Season Champion: (2011, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018)
  • Atlantic Sun Tournament Champion:  1  (2022)
  • GLVC (Div II) Tournament Champion: (2010, 2011, 2017, 2018, 2019)
  • NCAA Division II National Championships:  1  (2011)
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Appearances:  12  (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020)
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Final Four:  4  (2011, 2012, 2015, 2017)

Awards:

Coaching Career (head coach, unless noted):

2005-present Bellarmine
1996-2005 Louisville (asst)
1985-1986 VCU (asst)
1984-1985 Louisville (grad. asst)

Scott Davenport Facts

  • Scott Davenport
  • Born 1957
  • Hometown: Louisville, Kentucky
  • Alma Mater: University of Louisville (BA)
  • Attended Iroquois HS in Louisville and then, after one year at Georgetown College (KY), attended the University of Louisville
  • Started his coaching career as a graduate assistant at UL under head coach Denny Crum
  • Spent one year on Mike Pollio‘s staff at VCU before returning to Louisville to coach in the high school ranks
  • In 10 years as the head coach at Ballard HS (KY), Davenport was 258-69; won a state championship in 1988
  • Became a full assistant coach on Crum‘s UL staff in 1996, serving in that capacity for the next nine seasons
  • Left his alma mater in 2005 to become the head coach at Division II Bellarmine (also in Louisville)
    • Has been the Knights’ head coach ever since, holding a 344-101 overall record as of the end of the 2018-19 season
    • Won six GLVC regular season titles and five GLVC Tournament crowns
    • Reached 12 D-II NCAA Tournaments, advancing to four Final Fours and winning the 2011 D-II National Championship
    • The program moved up to Division I (joining the Atlantic Sun) starting with the 2020-21 season
    • After finishing just one game back in the 2020-21 A-Sun standings, the Knights were invited to the CBI in their first year in D-I
    • Davenport and the Knights won the 2022 Atlantic Sun Tournament but were ineligible for the NCAA Tournament
  • Inducted into the Kentucky Athletic Hall of Fame (c/o 2016)
  • Along with his wife, Sharon, has two sons; his son, Doug, played at Bellarmine and now serves as an assistant coach there

Scott Davenport Coaching Tree

  • coming soon

 

^ overall record includes head coaching positions at the NCAA Division II level only