Laura Davis | Assistant Coach
Alma Mater: West Florida '07
Office Phone: 474-2589
Laura Davis starts her third season as an assistant coach at her alma mater West Florida in 2010-11. Davis assists in all everyday coaching aspects and specializes in working with the team’s guards.
Davis, a native of Spanish Fort, Ala., played shooting guard for the Argonauts for three years after transferring from the University of Mobile following her freshman season. During her junior season, Laura was ranked first in the Gulf South Conference and sixth in the nation in three-point field goal percentage at .448. Entering 2010-11, her 105 career three-pointers ranks seventh in school history, and her total of 69 in 2006-07 was one shy of the school record set by Tanisha Rickman in 1997-98. She was also named to the GSC All-Academic Team in 2006-07.
Laura served as an assistant coach for the Pensacola Flames, a local AAU team, in 2006. For two summers she has also been the head coach for the 16-under team. Her teams have been very successful, qualifying twice for the National AAU Championships. In addition to conducting her own individual girls basketball clinic for middle school and high school girls, Laura has worked as a counselor at girls basketball camps at UWF and at Duke University's instructional camps.
Laura received a bachelor's degree in Sports Management from West Florida in 2007 and earned a master’s in Physical Education in 2010.
Photo by Chris Nelson