Jason Davis joined Marietta College as an assistant track and field coach in 2017. He will handle the Pioneer jumpers as well as serve as the program’s recruiting coordinator. Davis comes to Marietta after serving as the head cross country and track and field coach for four years at Lake Superior State, a NCAA Division II member of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. During his tenure at LSSU, he coached nine All-Americans including Justin Dieck, the 2015 NCAA Division III indoor shot put national champion.
Prior to taking over the LSSU program, Davis spent three seasons as an assistant coach at Susquehanna University, a NCAA Division III member of the Landmark Conference. He was responsible for coaching the River Hawk pole vaulters, jumpers, sprinters and multi-event athletes. Davis helped the River Hawks to back-to-back Landmark indoor and outdoor runner-up finishes on both the men’s and women’s side in 2010-11 and 2011-12. Susquehanna was named the Landmark Conference Staff of the Year three times; men’s outdoor (2012), women’s indoor (2012) and women’s outdoor (2011).
Davis also spent time as an assistant coach at Division II institutions Bloomsburg in 2009-10 and Lees-McRae from 2005-09. He served as the head women’s cross country coach at Division III Mount St. Joseph in 2001-02 and began his coaching career at OAC member Wilmington College as an assistant coach in 2000-01.
His wife Arianne is the head athletic trainer at Muskingum University.