Logan Davis
Logan Davis
Title: Head Coach
Phone: 540-261-8510
Email: logan.davis@svu.edu

Logan Davis is going into his fifth year (2015-16) as the head women's cross country coach at Southern Virginia.

The 2014 cross country season was highlighted by freshman Rylee McKeon as she garnered Runner of the Week accolades after her strong finish at the Shenandoah Open.

In 2012, Davis led women's cross country in capturing its 11th USCAA national title over the past 15 years.

During his first season as head cross country coach in fall 2011, Davis guided the women's team to its first national championship since 2007.

After graduating from Southern Virginia in 2009 with a B.A. in liberal arts, Davis served as an assistant coach for both men’s and women’s cross country from 2009-10.

As a student at Southern Virginia, Davis was a two-time USCAA All-Academic recipient in both cross country and wrestling. Davis was also a three-time qualifier for the NCWA national tournament in the 133-lb. weight class.

He served a full-time mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the Kenya Nairobi mission.

Davis resides in Lexington, Va., with his wife, Emilie, and four children. 

Southern Virginia Coaching History

2012-Present—Head cross country and wrestling coach

2011-Present—Head men's and women's cross country coach; 2011 and 2012 USCAA Women's Cross Country National Championships

Jeremiah John
Jeremiah John
Title: Assistant Coach
Phone: 540-264-2014
Email: jeremiah.john@svu.edu

Jeremiah John is an assistant professor of politics at Southern Virginia University and has served as the assistant women's cross country coach since 2011.

In his first four seasons as an assistant cross country coach, John helped the women's team to two straight national championships in 2011 and 2012. In 2014, he helped coach freshman Rylee McKeon to Runner of the Week award after her finish as the Shenandoah invitational.

Before joining the Southern Virginia faculty in 2007, John graduated summa cum laude from Hampden-Sydney College in 2000. In January 2008, he earned his doctorate in political theory and comparative politics from the University of Notre Dame, writing his dissertation on law and morality in Hegel's political philosophy.

John is the coordinator of Southern Virginia's politics program and a running enthusiast. 

He lives in Buena Vista, Va. with his wife, Stephanie, and their four children.