Kapica Davis enters her seventh season as assistant women’s basketball coach at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. After a two-year stint with the Lady Braves as a graduate assistant, Davis completed her Master of Arts degree in Physical Education at UNCP in May of 2004 and has remained an important asset to the program.
Alongside women’s coach John Haskins, Davis helped lead the 2004-05 UNCP squad to an 18-10 overall record, including a 10-6 mark in the highly-competitive Peach Belt Conference. In just her first year as a full-time member of the Pembroke staff, the Lady Braves captured the program’s first-ever PBC North Division championship and produced two all-conference performers, including the conference Player of the Year.
The Pittsboro, Ind. native is a 2002 graduate of DePauw University, receiving her bachelor’s degree in Health and Physical Performance with an emphasis in Sports Science.
While at DePauw, Davis lettered in basketball for four years and helped lead her squad to four consecutive Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference championships. The Lady Tigers made two trips to the NCAA tournament during her tenure and, in 2001-02, finished third in the nation.
In addition to coaching experience gained at Pembroke, Davis served one season as head coach for Indy West AAU’s 16 and under girls’ basketball team in Plainfield, Ind. She has also worked as an instructor at several camps, including those held by the University of Notre Dame and Saint Mary’s College.
Having instructed several physical education activity classes, Davis also serves as a lecturer in UNCP’s Health, Physical Education and Recreation Department.