Dee Davis
Director of Operations
Dee Davis

Dee Davis was named the Women's Basketball Director of Operations at Tennessee State University in September 2019.

Davis, a former WNBA player and standout at Vanderbilt University, returns to Nashville after serving as the Director of Operations at Bradley University in Peoria, Ill.

Davis spent 10 years at University School of Nashville where she served as a physical education teacher and admissions associate in addition to coaching both basketball and softball.  Davis also served as Merit Pro Combine Director for Merit Management Group, Inc., since 2013, helping organize the annual event which provides a platform for draft prospects, free agents and graduating seniors a chance to be evaluated by scouts.

Following a stellar collegiate career at Vanderbilt, Davis was a second round pick by the Houston Comets in the 2007 WNBA Draft.  She participated in the Seattle Storm’s 2008 training camp and played two years professionally overseas before returning to the WNBA and spending one season with the San Antonio Stars in 2010.

During her collegiate career, the point guard helped the Commodores to a 99-33 record and a pair of NCAA Sweet 16 appearances.  Davis is the all-time assist leader in Vanderbilt history, dishing out 730 assists (5.8 per game) in addition to ranking sixth in school history in career free throw percentage (80.4 percent).

She was a two-time All-SEC selection and earned WBCA All-American honorable mention honors as a senior.  Davis helped Vanderbilt to a pair of SEC Tournament titles and her teams reached the second round of the NCAA Tournament all four seasons.  She still holds three of the top-10 season assist totals in school history. 

A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, Davis graduated from Vanderbilt with a bachelor of science in communication.