Biographical Sketch

Nick Davidson is a graduate research assistant at the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities conducting research on Sports Related Concussions & Traumatic Brain Injuries in Morgantown, W.V. Nick graduated with Magna Cum Laude honors from WVU with a B.S. in Sport Management, and is currently pursuing an M.S. in Sport Management. After completing his M.S., Nick plans on pursuing his doctorate in Higher Education Administration. This is his first year on the CPASS Dean’s Student Advisory Board. Nick also serves on the Board of Directors for the Mountaineer Maniacs, the largest student organization on campus at WVU. During his undergraduate studies Nick was an active and vocal leader around campus. During this time, he served as the Vice President of the WVU Interfraternity Council, a WVU New Student Orientation Leader, the WVU Student Government Association Executive Director of Athletics, a CPASS Ambassador, the WVU Club Sports Advisory Board member, and as a Student Assistant in multiple facets of the WVU Athletic Department.  Nick has enjoyed success in developing recreational programs for students on the campus of WVU including developing one of the first intramural lacrosse tournaments in the nation, in which WVU fraternities participated raising money for Autism Speaks, as well as planning and hosting several other events over the course of his WVU career. Nick also helped develop the curriculum and structure for one of the first for-credit community service based club sport classes in the nation. Through this class, students can earn class credit for participating in club sports by presenting a portfolio based project of community service within the Morgantown area related to their sport. Nick is currently working on restructuring state legislature to develop a better implemented concussion policy in the state of West Virginia for youth athletes. In his spare time Nick enjoys traveling to Mountaineer sporting events at away venues, hiking, reading, and spending time with his family.