The 2018-19 campaign will mark the first for Donte Davis with the Owens Men's Basketball program.
He comes to Owens Community College after spending the previous two seasons at the NCAA Division I level with Longwood University (Big South Conference). In his two seasons with the Lancers, he held the title of Assistant Director of Basketball Operations and Video Coordinator, where he was in charge of all game and practice film plus stats. He also helped organize travel, practices, and recruiting.
Prior to that, he spent one season (2015-16) at fellow OCCAC member Lorain County Community College in Elyria, Ohio, where he served as Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach and top recruiter. During his last two seasons, Lorain Community College reached a 40-19 record with the recruiting class Davis signed. They were also nationally ranked (#10) while winning the Region XII championship.
Davis spent two years as the head Junior Varsity and Varsity assistant at perennial high school power, Cleveland Central Catholic. The Ironmen went 35-13 in his two seasons with the program and made it to the District Finals twice. Ten of the student athletes he coached would go on to play at the college level.
Davis also spent one year as the Junior Varsity and Varsity Assistant coach at Beachwood High School, where he coached three other college basketball players. He has also spent three years coaching AAU basketball for Team NBA based out of Cleveland Ohio.
Davis played at Lakeland Community College in 2008-09 and Lorain County Community College in 2010-11. He has a Bachelor’s of Arts in Secondary Education from Ashford University and an Associate's of Applied Science from Lakeland Community College.