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Understanding Financial Aid

At Empower the Athlete, we often talk about ways to address the overwhelming cost of a college education.  Depending on the sport, seeking an athletic scholarship might not be the best way to mitigate high tuitions.  Applicants should also consider…»

Paying Full Tuition is an Admissions Advantage

Rebecca R. Ruiz recently wrote a post titled “Colleges Increasingly Look for Applicants Who Can Pay Full Price“ for the NYTimes online college admissions blog. The skyrocketing cost of college has become one of the top factors in influence a…»

Remembering 9.11; The Man in the Red Bandana

This former NCAA D1 athlete will always be remembered as an american hero. On September 4th, ESPN aired an Outside the Lines piece on Welles Crowther, a hero from 9.11. Welles was working as an equity trader in the World…»

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Bear Davis

Currently Bear Davis serves as the Head Coach of the MLL's Ohio Machine. Davis is also the Associate Athletic Director and Head Men's Lacrosse coach at Archbishop Spalding High School. Spalding is a private catholic co-ed college preparatory school located in Severn, MD. The Cavaliers compete in the MIAA conference which is often considered one the best lacrosse conferences in the United States. From the years 2004 through 2011, Davis served as the first head men's lacrosse coach at NCAA DI Robert Morris University.

During his time spent at Robert Morris, the Colonials enjoyed great improvement year after year. The Colonial's RPI improved every year of the program during Davis' tenure there. In 2010, the program received its first national ranking (19th) in the USILA poll. The Colonials posted the highest scoring offense in the country in 2010 and 2011. The RMU teams als... [read more]