Kevin Davis
Kevin  Davis
Position:
Assistant Director, Communications & Public Relations

Alma Mater:
Gardner-Webb, 2005


Kevin Davis came to Georgia Tech as an assistant director of athletic communications and public relations in August 2016, and is the primary contact baseball and swimming and diving, as well as the secondary contact for the football program.

Davis came to The Flats after three years as an assistant director for athletic communications at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. At BGSU he aided in the public relations efforts for BGSU's 18-sport department of athletics and served as the primary contact for men's basketball, volleyball and both the men's and women's golf programs. He handled all interview and media requests for coaches and student-athletes for all four teams and was also in charge of the production of media guides, game notes and statistical responsibilities for those respective programs.

Davis also served as the primary contact for women's soccer and as the secondary contact for the football team, aiding with media credential requests, game notes, interview requests and game day activities such as pregame setup, in game statistics and post game press conferences.

In his three years at BGSU, he helped to promote nine MAC all-conference selections, two MAC all-freshman team honorees and two MAC all-tournament team members. In 2014-15, he aided in the promotion of Richaun Holmes to become a second round, No. 37th, pick in the 2015 NBA Draft - becoming the first NBA Draft Pick from the Mid-American Conference since 2003 and the first from BGSU since 1997.

He also worked with the 2015 MAC Men's Basketball Defensive Player of the Year in Holmes and helped endorsed Brett Rinker to be named the 2014 MAC Men's Golf Freshman of the Year.

Prior to his time at Bowling Green, Davis served as the director of sports information at Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs, N.C. from July 2011 until November of 2013, overseeing the media relations, event management, and social media efforts for a total of seven NCAA Division I, Big South Conference and Southern Conference athletic programs and aided on a day-to-day basis with all 22 varsity programs.

Davis also served as the assistant director of athletic media relations at Gardner-Webb for two years prior to his promotion to the director of sports information in July 2011.

During his time at Gardner-Webb, the women's basketball program advanced to the NCAA Division I National Championship Tournament (2010-11), the WNIT (2009-10) and won the program's first-ever Big South Conference regular season championship (2009-10) and its first-ever Big South Championship Tournament (2010-11), while the men's basketball team made its first-ever postseason tournament as an NCAA Division I member as it hosted Eastern Kentucky in the first round of the CollegeInsiders.com Tournament (2012-13).

Davis began his career in sports information at his alma mater, Gardner-Webb University, where he was the athletic media relations graduate assistant from August 2005 to June 2007. He handled the public relations, event management, and statistics for men's soccer, women's swimming, men's and women's tennis and men's and women's golf. The 2006 men's soccer team won the 2006 Atlantic Sun Men's Soccer Championship and advanced to the second round of the 2006 NCAA Division I Men's Soccer College Cup.

After graduating with his master's degree in sports science and pedagogy in June 2007, Davis served as the director of marketing and sports information at Brevard College prior to returning to Gardner-Webb in January 2009. At Brevard, an NCAA Division II school in Brevard, N.C., Davis started the sports information office from the ground up and was the primary contact for all 18 varsity sponsored athletic teams. He was also in charge of the entire athletic department's marketing effort and was a regular guest and host on the weekly local radio talk show "Tornado Talk".

Davis has served as the assistant director and official tournament statistician for a number of Big South Conference Tournaments, including men's soccer, volleyball, men's and women's golf, while also working as the official statistician at the 2011-12 Big South Men's Basketball Championship Tournament.

Davis is a member of the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) and is a former member of the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA).

A 2005 graduate of Gardner-Webb University, where he earned his bachelor's degree in sports management with a double minor in Spanish and public relations, Davis also completed his master's degree in the summer of 2007 from Gardner-Webb. He married the former Bailey Holt on June 4, 2011. The couple has a son, Cooper Joseph Davis, who was born in January 2016.

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