Coach Chris Davis has been promoted to the position Head Basketball Coach at Red Oak High School. Coach Davis joined Red Oak ISD in 2018 as the varsity assistant girls basketball coach. Coach Davis, while working with Head Coach Darren Eubanks, has helped guide the Lady Hawks Basketball program to three consecutive UIL Regional appearances and 14-5A District Championships in 2019, 2020, and 2021.
As a basketball player, Coach Davis was one of the most dynamic players in the University North Texas basketball history. Coach Davis finished his career as the second all-time leading scorer in school history with 2,254 points. In 2008, Coach Davis was selected for the University of North Texas Athletics Hall of Fame. He was a three-time all-conference selection and the 1999-2000 Big West Freshman of the Year after scoring 21.7 points a game. He was the nation's 14th leading scorer that year and the second leading freshman scorer in the country. As a junior, he turned in his best season at North Texas and became the first player in school history to lead the team in scoring, rebounding, and assists in the same season. That year Davis was a unanimous pick to the first-team all-conference selection and he was named to the second team District 9 squad by the National Association of Basketball Coaches. He scored 22.5 points a game that year and finished the season ranked No. 9 in the NCAA in scoring.
Coach Davis played professional basketball for ten seasons in France before beginning his career as a coach and teacher. Coach Davis is married to Tamika Davis and they have three children Breanna, Ciarra, and Chris Jr.
We believe that Red Oak High School Athletics provide a unifying influence within our student body and between our school and community. The Red Oak athletic family – coaches, staff, and trainers - will endeavor to provide each participant with positive experiences that will help them develop into responsible and respectful young men and women.
We believe that the traits necessary for success in athletics are also fundamental for success in life. We know that our student-athletes benefit from the opportunities provided through sport. We understand that our whole school prospers from the strong sense of loyalty and community generated through athletics.
Red Oak considers athletics an integral part of education and believes that participation in sports develops and instills commitment, responsibility, and loyalty, which will guide them for post-school competition in society.