Josh Davis | Assistant Coach
Oklahoma Baptist announced the addition of Josh Davis to the men's basketball staff as assistant coach in April 2018.
Davis joined the Bison family after a year at Mercer, where he served as director of basketball operations.
He spent the prior five years as an assistant coach at Division II Limestone College in Gaffney, South Carolina, helping the Saints to 80 wins, two conference regular season titles, two Conference Carolinas Tournament championships and three NCAA Tournament berths.
While at Limestone, Davis successfully recruited five Division I transfers, five All-Conference players and two All-Tournament honorees.
He also previously served as a graduate assistant at Liberty University.
Davis played two years at Eastern Wyoming College on the junior college level, earning Academic All-America honors in 2007. From there, he went on to LeTourneau University where he earned honorable mention All-Conference accolades and was a two-time Academic All-Conference honoree.
While at LeTourneau, he was named to the Distinguished Scholar-Athlete Team and was the recipient of the Roger Erickstad Award given to the LeTourneau student-athlete who best portrays Christian leadership in the community, on campus, in the classroom and in athletics. During his time as a Yellow Jacket, Davis was also president of the LeTourneau Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and served as an instructor at the LETU basketball camps.
Davis holds a master's degree in human services earned from Liberty in 2011 and is a 2009 graduate of LeTourneau, where he earned a bachelor's degree in interdisciplinary studies.
Ben Cleveland | Strength and Conditioning Coach
Ben Cleveland joined the staff of Oklahoma Baptist University as assistant athletic director for sports medicine in 2015.
Cleveland had been with Trevecca Nazarene University in Nashville, Tennessee, since 2008, working primarily with men's soccer and baseball while also tending to other sports as needed and handling the administrative duties in drug testing, budgeting, insurance and education.
In addition to his work at TNU, Cleveland has served in athletic training capacities for the Tennessee Diamonds National Pro Fastpitch team and at the Tennessee Olympic Development Soccer Camps and the Tennessee Titans NFL Play 60 Character Camp.
He also served as a graduate assistant at Florida State University (football) from 2006-2008 and was an Athletic Training Student at the University of Alabama (football, men's tennis and women's gymnastics) from 2003-2006. He interned at the training camp of the Cleveland Browns in 2005.
Cleveland earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Alabama in 2006 and a Master of Science in Education degree from Florida State in 2008.
His licensures include BOC Certified Athletic Trainer, National Academy of Sports Medicine Corrective Exercise Specialist and Performance Enhancement Specialist and Selective Functional Movement Assessment – Level 1.
Joseph Graham | Student Assistant