On Tuesday, July 12, 2022, the Le Roy School Board unanimously approved Matt Davis as the new Jr/Sr High School Vice Principal and Athletic Director. Mr. Davis will officially begin on Monday, August 1, 2022.
Mr. Davis is currently a physical education teacher at Brockport Central School District, a position he has held since 2007. During the summer of 2021, Mr. Davis also gained valuable experience at Monroe 2 BOCES as an assistant principal of the regional summer school. Since 2018 at Brockport Middle and High School, Mr. Davis has served as the Deputy Vice-Principal and completed his internship with the Director of Physical Education, Health and Athletics in 2021.
“Throughout the research process, it was evident that Mr. Davis had a bold vision for our academic and athletic programs. It values teamwork and cares above all about the success and development of its students, teachers and staff,” said Merritt Holly, Superintendent of Schools. “Mr. Davis’ coaching experience in boys’ and girls’ varsity sports (soccer and baseball) at Brockport Central Schools was considered a huge plus by our committee. We look forward to Mr. Davis leading our Knights as we continue to provide top-notch extracurricular offerings to all students.
Mr. Davis earned both a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education and a Master of Science in Sports Administration from SUNY Brockport. In addition to his physical education certification, Mr. Davis also holds certifications from New York State as a school building and school district official.
- The district posted the position on May 11, 2022, and 17 candidates applied.
- First-round interviews with six candidates took place on Tuesday, June 21, 2022.
- An 11-member committee made up of teachers, parents, administrators and board members
- narrows the field to two finalists.
- Second-round interviews took place on Tuesday June 28 and Tuesday July 5, 2022.
- A final interview with the Superintendent took place on Thursday, July 7, 2022.
Mr. Davis will have the opportunity to transition into his new role with Dr. David Russell and Ms. Lynda Lowe (who will retire in November 2022). The District would also like to thank Ms. Beth Luckey, Acting Athletic Director since October 2022.