Mark Davis is a native of Thibodaux, LA, where he developed his passion for basketball. Mark was a 1991 graduate of Thibodaux High, where he garnered titles of All Parrish, All District, All State, and All American. Mark has almost three decades of basketball playing and training experience.
Mark was blessed to have played basketball at the highest level possible. His 14-year professional career includes time as an NBA player among other leagues. As a small forward, Mark attended Howard College in Big Spring, Texas, and Texas Tech University before being selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 1995 NBA Draft. He also spent time with the Philadelphia 76ers, Miami Heat, and Golden State Warriors. After retiring from the NBA, Mark spent several years playing professionally as an international player.
Mark has been mentored and coached by basketball greats like Pat Riley and Larry Brown, whom he credits his tough, but effective, coaching style. In 2011, Mark embarked on giving back to the community by founding Mark's Tutoring & B-ball Skillz Academy (MTBSA) in Atlanta, GA.
Affectionately referred to as “Coach Mark”, he is very hands-on within the organization. His major area of focus is player development. Dubbed by some as the “Shot Doctor”, Coach Mark offers individual training Monday to Friday, specializing in shooting, defensive skills, and ball handling.