Whitney DavisShowalter

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  • Davis Showalter

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Former Hokie standout player and volunteer assistant coach Whitney Davis Showalter is in her third season on the staff as the Director of Softball Operations.

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E-Mail: whitd@vt.edu
Phone: (540) 231-7240
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Born: July 26, 1988 - Bluefield, West Virginia
Hometown: Tazewell, Virginia

High School: Tazewell (2006)
College: Virginia Tech (2011)
Post-Graduate: Virginia Tech (2013)

In her current role, Davis Showalter is responsible for all logistical and administrative duties for the program. She serves as the liaison between the program and multiple facets within the Athletics Department, as well as assists the staff in camp coordination, recruiting visits, team travel, equipment, alumnae relations and social media.

Davis Showalter has plenty of ties to the softball program as both a former player and coach. In two seasons as the volunteer assistant coach, she helped pave the way for successful 2012 and 2013 campaigns, ones that saw the Hokies reach the NCAA Regional finals both times. Both years she was on the staff, the coaching staff earned NFCA Northeast Region Coaching Staff of the Year honors.

A native of Tazewell, Virginia., Davis Showalter batted .318 in her final season and started 189 games for her career. She also had 24 doubles and had 49 RBIs. She committed just two errors in 122 chances and had 10 outfield assists for her career.

Davis Showalter graduated in 2011 with a degree in psychology from Virginia Tech and completed her Master's in education, curriculum and instruction in 2013. She was previously employed at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine and also spent time in the broadcast booth, calling several Virginia Tech games for ESPN3, as well as the entire 2014 NCAA Division II National Tournament for NCAA.com.

Davis Showalter resides in Blacksburg with her husband, David.