Gwen Davis joins athletic training staff

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Gwen Davis will join the University of Arkansas Athletic Training staff it was announced Monday. Davis joins the Razorbacks from Clemson University and will serve as the athletic trainer for the men’s and women’s cross country and track and field teams at Arkansas. Davis is a Houston, Texas, native and attended L.V. Hightower High in Missouri City, Texas, where she was a member of the National Honor Society. Her collegiate career began at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. Davis worked with men’s and women’s track and field, women’s basketball, football and volleyball and served as the athletic trainer at San Marcos High School. She moved on to graduate school at Clemson where Davis worked men’s cross country and track. Her duties at Clemson included daily prevention, recognition, care and rehabilitation on athletic injuries. She was responsible for practice and meet preparation and supervised students. In addition, Davis worked the Oliver Purnell Basketball Camps, the Lady Tiger basketball and volleyball camps and the Tiger baseball camp. Davis graduated Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in exercise and sports science with a major in athletic training in May 2005 from Texas State University. She earned her master’s degree in human resources development from Clemson in May 2008. Davis is one of three children to Joe and Deborah Davis. She has a sister, Jozetta, and brother, Clifton.