Hall of Fame
Ray Davis has been an active contributor to the field of athletic training for more than 20 years. Ray received his Bachelor of Science in Health Education from Western Carolina University and his Master’s degree in Sports Medicine from the United States Sports Academy.
Following his graduation, Ray has provided professional and teaching experience in athletic training. Ray served as the Assistant Athletic Trainer and Educator at University of North Carolina at Charlotte (1984-1986). He then worked as an Assistant Athletic Trainer/CPR Instructor at Washington & Lee University (1986), Harlem Globetrotters (1986-1988), IBM Fitness Center & Marriott Corporation (1988-1990). Ray has provided athletic training services/teaching at Apex High School (1990-1995), West Lake Year Round Middle School (1995-2008), John A. Holmes High School (2008-2013), and currently serves as Athletic Trainer/Educator at Southeast Guilford High School and serves as the Athletic Trainer for East/West All-Star games.
Ray has served in a variety of roles within the NCATA and MAATA. Over the course of his career, he has served as the MAATA Evaluator of the Student Research Committee (2004), MAATA Treasurer (2014) and NCATA Treasurer (1998-2014).
Ray was named Outstanding Teacher of the Year in 1999 and received countless awards such as: NATA Twenty-five Year Service Award (2006), NCATA Twenty-five Year Service Award (2008), NATA Service Award (2013), Secondary School Athletic Trainer of the Year Award (2014). As a professional, Ray has always been willing to help and offer support for fellow athletic trainers and sports medicine professionals as seen in his many years of involvement. Ray’s induction into NCATA Hall of Fame is a testament to his numerous contributions to students, young professionals, and the profession of athletic training.