Head Basketball Coach
Ben Davis is entering his first year as the Head Basketball Coach for the Blue Knights menâ€™s basketball team. He has coached year round since 2002 and at the collegiate level for the past five years.
Davis comes to DCTC from Clarke University, Iowa, where he was the Head Assistant Coach and Head of Recruiting for their menâ€™s basketball team. During his first year at Clarke, the team won 19 games, which was the third most wins in their basketball teamâ€™s history.
Davis was previously the assistant coach at Macalester and Carleton Colleges, both in the twin cities area. At Carleton, he was part of a coaching staff that led the 2009-2010 team to win the Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference and compete in the NCAA Division III national tournament. In the past four years, Davis has been part of coaching staff that have led teams to qualify for the conference playoffs, twice at Clarke and twice at Carleton.
In addition to coaching at the collegiate and high school level, Davis has also served as the founder, director and head coach of the highest ranked team in the Minnesota Fury boyâ€™s basketball program for the past seven years. Since the program began in 2005, the Minnesota Fury has risen to be one of the top Amateur Athletic Union basketball programs in the Midwest. Through his time as head coach with the Minnesota Fury, the program won multiple state titles, appeared in the Final Four national tournament and beat top nationally ranked teams. Davis has had more than 60 players move on to play at the collegiate level, 27 of them receiving athletic scholarships.
Aside from coaching, Davis has directed many AAU basketball tournaments and managed a number of summer basketball camps since 2000.
Davis received his bachelor of science degree in child psychology with a minor in coaching education from the University in Minnesota in 2007. He received his master's degree in coaching education from the University of Ohio in 2010.
- Ben Davis