|Alma Mater:||William Woods|
2016 marks Jamie Davies' third season as the top assistant coach at Georgia State after joining the men’s soccer staff. He brought a wealth of playing and coaching experience at the high school, collegiate and professional levels that is helping GSU compete for a conference championship in the Sun Belt.
In 2015, the program ranked in the final Top 10 NSCAA Southeast Region and advanced to the championship match of the Sun Belt Conference. The Panthers ranked in the top five in the NCAA in scoring (2.28 goals per match). He helped four GSU players earn All-Sun Belt honors with Eddie Wilding also earning All-Region.
In his first year at GSU, Davies helped the team finish in second place in the conference with four players earning All-Sun Belt recognition, along with Stephen McGill earning All-Region.
Prior to coming to Atlanta, Davies spent four years at Division II Limestone (Gaffney, S.C.), where he helped develop the Saints into one of the better offenses in the country. Limestone won back-to-back Conference Carolinas regular-season and tournament championships in 2012 and 2013. and finished with a combined 28-9-1 overall record and a 15-2-1 mark in league play. The Saints were nationally ranked both years, including a No. 21 ranking in the NSCAA/Continental Tire Division II poll in 2013 after reaching the NCAA tournament.
Before his time at Limestone, Davies spent four seasons in the Premier Development League (PDL) with the New Orleans Jesters and the West Virginia Chaos. He earned PDL Team of the Week honors twice with the Jesters before returning to school to earn a master’s of business administration in entrepreneurship.
Davies served as a Graduate Assistant coach at the University of Rio Grande (Ohio) and during his tenure with the Red Storm, the team reached the NAIA final four twice and finished as the NAIA national runner-up with a 20-4-1 final record in 2008. Davies then returned to the PDL to play one season with the Chaos in 2008. In his second season with West Virginia, he took over as the assistant coach and helped guide the team to a franchise best record in 2009.
Davies holds a USSF National “B” License. Davies played college soccer at NAIA member William Woods and graduated with a degree in sports management and a minor in business. He was named academic all-conference following his freshman and sophomore campaigns.
A native of London, England, Davies played for Crystal Palace F.C. and Leyton Orient F.C. at the youth level. He played college soccer in the United States at the NAIA level and graduated in 2007 from William Woods University (Mo.) with a degree in sports management and a minor in business.