Episode 80. Coach “Scotty” Davenport – Head Coach, Bellarmine University Men’s Basketball Team (2005-)
Louisville-native Scotty Davenport is enjoying a notable career as a basketball coach in his own hometown.
Coach Davenport is currently the men’s head basketball coach for Bellarmine University. Since his arrival at Bellarmine University in 2005, attendance at games has increased an amazing 50%. In addition, he took Bellarmine to the school’s first NCAA Division II National Championship in 2011!
Before leading the men’s team at Bellarmine University, Coach Davenport was an assistant coach at the University of Louisville. During his nine seasons there, he worked under some very influential coaches, such as Denny Crum and Rick Pitino.
He was selected as one of twelve coaches nationally to coach the Nike All-American Camp, has served as assistant director of Cardinal summer basketball camps for 25 years, and spent time teaching learning-disabled students.