Nick Davis is in his fourth year as an assistant track and field coach at MIT, coaching men's and women's jumps.
At MIT, Davis has coached five United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Americans, four CoSIDA Academic All-Americans, seven NCAA Division III Indoor Track and Field Championship qualifiers and 11 NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championship qualifiers. In addition, two of his student-athletes have been honored as the USTFCCCA Regional Field Athletes of the Year and two have earned New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Field Athlete and Rookie of the Year honors.
In addition, Davis has coached eight New England Division III individual champions and nine NEWMAC conference champions, along with 18 MIT school records and one MIT freshman record. In 2015 and 2016, Davis was honored as the USTFCCCA New England Region Men’s Assistant Coach of the Year and was also a 2015 University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Athletics Hall of Fame inductee.
Coming to MIT after four years 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.