Nick Davis is in his second year at MIT, coaching men's and women's jumps. He came to MIT after four years at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wis. While at Marquette, Davis coached both the Men's and Women's jumpers and short sprinters to numerous honors, including: 2010 NCAA Indoor National Championships Provisional Qualifier in the High Jump, five preliminary round qualifiers for the NCAA Outdoor Championships, two U.S. Junior National Qualifiers in the Long and High Jump, 10 school records, three All-Big East performers, and 40 top-ten indoor and 34 top-ten outdoor performances on the Marquette University All-Time List.
Prior to beginning his coaching career, Davis competed for the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, where he was a four-time Midwest Regional Qualifier, a 10-time Horizon League Champion, and former indoor and outdoor school record holder in the High Jump and Javelin. For his efforts, Davis was named the 2004 Horizon League Athlete of the Year.
Davis earned both a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science in Kinesiology with an emphasis in sport psychology, and has published three first-authored research papers in the field. Davis currently holds Technical Coaching, Jumps Specialist, and Multi-Event Specialist Certifications through the USTFCCCA.