Bob Davidson, Sr.
An excellent basketball and baseball player at High Point College, Bob Davidson made his coaching mark in the sports of track and field and cross country. After coaching baseball for seven seasons at Ragsdale High, he moved to High Point College. Davidson began coaching men’s track and field at High Point in 1962. Through the years, the Panthers added men’s cross country, women’s cross country and women’s track and field, and Davidson coached them all until he retired in 2001 after 39 years. His teams won 32 total men’s and women’s conference championships (14 in track and field, 18 in cross country) and he earned 21 different coach of the year awards.