Davidson College

Davidson College Sports Information

$19,268,890 Total Revenue
$17,278,041 Total Expenses
18 Head Coaches

Before making a decision to attend Davidson College, student athletes should take a look at the information presented here on the sports team they are interested in as well as the general athletics program.

The Davidson College Athletics Program

What Division Is Davidson In?

Davidson is in the Pioneer Football League conference and faces off against other NCAA Division I-FCS schools.

A total number of 547 student athletes participate in varsity sports at the school, 323 of whom are male and 224 are female. On average, these students receive around $7,931 in sports-related student aid, which can help defray a lot of college costs. Looking at the difference between men and women, males received an average of about $7,090 and women received an average of $9,143.

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Davidson College Coaches

Of the 18 head coaches at Davidson, 10 are leaders of men’s teams and 8 lead women’s teams. The average salary of the men’s team head coaches is $159,285, while the head coaches of women’s team make, on average, $85,865 per year.

There are also 39 assitant coaches of sports at Davidson. That breaks down to 23 assistant coaches of men’s teams and 16 assistant coaches of women’s teams. The assistant coaches for women’s teams make an average of $41,657 while the ones for men’s team make about $55,289 a year. Note, the individual salary of coaches is often dependent on the team they coach.

Did the Davidson Athletics Program Make Money?

In terms of financials, Davidson collected $19,268,890 in revenue and paid out $17,278,041 in expenses. This means the team turned a profit of $1,990,849, which is great since many schools have to declare a loss.

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The net profit or loss can vary with each sport. For example, sports like basketball and football are often moneymakers for a school while other sports could be operating at a deficit. The chart below compares the amount of money made (or lost) for each of the men’s sports offered at Davidson.

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Likewise, money made for women’s athletics can vary quite a bit by sport. Here’s what the comparison looks like for women’s sports at Davidson.

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A Note About Davidson Sports Rankings

In addition to giving other data about the sports below, we try to include each sport’s ranking on our Best Schools for a Sport lists when one exists. The top spots on College Factual’s sports rankings are reserved for those schools that excel in both athletics and academics. This ensures that while you’re participating in sports programs at the school, you’ll also be getting a solid education.

Davidson Men’s Baseball

$224,735 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The head coach and 4 assistant coaches train and lead the 35 players of the Davidson men’s baseball team. Teammates care for more than baseball, too. Their great academic progress rate of 996 is a sign that they spend ample time on their studies as well. Davidson was given a rank of 59 out of the 271 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Baseball report.

The Davidson baseball program paid out $1,009,873 in expenses while making $1,234,608 in total revenue. On the plus side, this means that the program made $224,735 in net profit for the school. That’s much better than a loss.

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Davidson Women’s Basketball

$47,708 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 13 players of the Davidson women’s basketball team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 995 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education. Davidson was given a rank of 192 out of the 324 schools in its division in our most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Basketball report.

On the money side of things, the Davidson women’s basketball program brought home $1,880,382 in revenue and paid out $1,832,674 in total expenses. That is, the program raked in a net profit of $47,708 for the school. Not all college sports teams can say that.

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Davidson Women’s Field Hockey

$28,924 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The head coach and 2 assistant coaches train and lead the 21 players of the Davidson women’s field hockey team. The team members have more than field hockey on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 1000. Davidson landed the #59 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Field Hockey out of the 77 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

In terms of financials, the Davidson women’s field hockey program paid out $337,339 in expenses and made $366,263 in total revenue. On the plus side, this means that the program made $28,924 in net profit for the school. That’s much better than a loss.

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Davidson Men’s Football

$57,032 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The Davidson men’s football team is made up of 88 players who, in turn, are trained and guided by a head coach and 9 assistant coaches. The team members have more than football on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 982. Our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Football] ranking placed Davidson# 50 out of the 117 schools in its division.

The Davidson football program paid out $1,746,425 in expenses while making $1,803,457 in total revenue. On the plus side, this means that the program made $57,032 in net profit for the school. That’s much better than a loss.

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Davidson Golf

Davidson Men’s Golf

$26,084 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
10 Team Members

There are 10 players on the Davidson men’s golf team, and they are led by one head coach and one assistant coach. With an excellent academic progress rate of 1000, the team has shown that they take there time in the classroom seriously.

The Davidson men’s golf program paid out $408,161 in expenses while making $434,245 in total revenue. That is, the program raked in a net profit of $26,084 for the school. Not all college sports teams can say that.

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Davidson Lacrosse

Davidson Women’s Lacrosse

$-58,929 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

There are 26 players on the Davidson women’s lacrosse team, and they are led by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. In addition to spending time on the field, teammates score well in the classroom, too. As a whole, the team has a super academic progress rate of 997. In College Factual’s most recent Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Lacrosse analysis, Davidson ranked #52 out of 100 colleges and universities.

In terms of financials, the Davidson women’s lacrosse program paid out $462,237 in expenses and made $403,308 in total revenue. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-58,929.

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Davidson Soccer

Davidson Men’s Soccer

$-77,882 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The head coach and 3 assistant coaches train and lead the 27 players of the Davidson men’s soccer team. The team members have more than soccer on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 997. Davidson landed the #124 spot in our Best Colleges for Division I Men’s Soccer out of the 188 colleges and universities that were included in the analysis.

The men’s soccer program at Davidson made $469,934 in revenue and spent $547,816 in expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-77,882.

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Davidson Women’s Soccer

$129,830 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The head coach and 3 assistant coaches train and lead the 33 players of the Davidson women’s soccer team. In addition to spending time on the field, teammates score well in the classroom, too. As a whole, the team has a super academic progress rate of 995. Our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Soccer ranking placed Davidson# 173 out of the 306 schools in its division.

The women’s soccer program at Davidson made $544,867 in revenue and spent $415,037 in expenses. On the plus side, this means that the program made $129,830 in net profit for the school. That’s much better than a loss.

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Davidson Swimming

Davidson Men’s Swimming

$81,404 Net Profit/Loss
27 Team Members

There are 27 players on the Davidson men’s swimming team, and they are led by one head coach and 3 assistant coaches.

The men’s swimming program at Davidson made $376,811 in revenue and spent $295,407 in expenses. This equates to a net profit of $81,404 for the program. That’s definitely a big plus.

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Davidson Women’s Swimming

$-9,732 Net Profit/Loss
24 Team Members

The 24 players of the Davidson women’s swimming team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches.

On the money side of things, the Davidson women’s swimming program brought home $286,553 in revenue and paid out $296,285 in total expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-9,732.

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Davidson Tennis

Davidson Men’s Tennis

$56,563 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
11 Team Members

The 11-member men’s tennis team at Davidson is kept in shape by one head coach and one assistant coach. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 1000 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education.

Davidson brought in $282,284 in revenue from its men’s tennis program while paying out $225,721 in expenses. That is, the program raked in a net profit of $56,563 for the school. Not all college sports teams can say that.

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Davidson Women’s Tennis

$-25,394 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate
8 Team Members

The head coach and 2 assistant coaches train and lead the 8 players of the Davidson women’s tennis team. The team has an excellent academic progress rate of 1000 - proof that they don’t ignore the importance of getting a good education.

Davidson brought in $351,871 in revenue from its women’s tennis program while paying out $377,265 in expenses. Unfortunately, that means the program lost money, racking up a net loss of $-25,394.

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Davidson Track & Field (Combined)

Davidson Men’s Track & Field (Combined)

$-29,860 Net Profit/Loss
94 Team Members

There are 94 players on the Davidson men’s track and field team, and they are led by 2 head coaches and 3 assistant coaches. The head coach and assistant coach train and lead the 94 players of the Davidson men’s track and field team.

The Davidson men’s track and field program paid out $429,683 in expenses while making $399,823 in total revenue. That’s not such good news since it means the program lost money to the tune of $-29,860.

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Davidson Women’s Track & Field (Combined)

$-52,399 Net Profit/Loss
81 Team Members

The 81 players of the Davidson women’s track and field team are led by a head coach and 3 assistant coaches.

The Davidson women’s track and field program paid out $342,655 in expenses while making $290,256 in total revenue. This is a bit of a downer since it means that the program lost money, $-52,399 to be exact.

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Davidson Volleyball

Davidson Women’s Volleyball

$1,128 Net Profit/Loss
Excellent Graduation Rate

The 18-player women’s volleyball team at Davidson is kept in shape by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. The team members have more than volleyball on their mind, too, as seen by the team’s great academic progress rate of 995. Our Best Colleges for Division I Women’s Volleyball ranking placed Davidson# 148 out of the 307 schools in its division.

The Davidson women’s volleyball program paid out $516,973 in expenses while making $518,101 in total revenue. So, the program was a moneymaker for the school, bringing in $1,128 in net profit. Mark this down as a good thing.

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Davidson Men’s Wrestling

$312,948 Net Profit/Loss
Great Graduation Rate
16 Team Members

The 16-player men’s wrestling team at Davidson is kept in shape by one head coach and 2 assistant coaches. In addition to spending time on the field, teammates score well in the classroom, too. As a whole, the team has a super academic progress rate of 973.

The Davidson wrestling program paid out $372,350 in expenses while making $685,298 in total revenue. So, the program was a moneymaker for the school, bringing in $312,948 in net profit. Mark this down as a good thing.

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Notes & References

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