Marc Davis is the head athletic trainer and physical therapist for the University of North Carolina men's basketball team, a position he has held since the 1977-78 season. He has been a part of Tar Heel national championship teams in each of the last three decades.
Davis received his Bachelor of Science degree in physical therapy from the University of North Carolina in 1974. After graduating from Carolina, he worked as a physical therapist at Danville Memorial Hospital in Danville, Va., from October 1974 to May 1975. He began his current tenure on the sports medicine staff at Carolina in July of 1975.
The 56-year-old Davis, a native of Wilmington, N.C., and alumnus of New Hanover High School, is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and the National Athletic Trainers Association.
He was the recipient of the award for the outstanding physical therapist of the year for 1998 by the North Carolina Physical Therapy Association.
Davis' duties at Carolina consist of providing physical therapy and athletic training services to Carolina athletic teams. In addition to the men's basketball team, he also serves as head trainer for the men's and women's swimming and diving teams.
He also provides similar services to members of the general student body who are recommended to him by Student Health Service physicians.
Davis is married to the former Paula Gee. They have one daughter, Irma Consuelo.