Dick Davey
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"Richard James "Dick" Davey" is an American college basketball coach, and recently retired as associate head men's basketball coach at Stanford Cardinal men's basketball/Stanford University under head coach Johnny Dawkins after Stanford won the NIT championship in 2012. Davey is best known as head men's basketball coach at Santa Clara University from 1992-2007.

Davey was born and raised in Ceres, California and attended the University of the Pacific (United States)/University of the Pacific, lettering in baseball and basketball. In 2007 he was inducted into the UOP hall of fame. [http://www.pacifictigers.com/information/hall_of_fame/all_time/2007] After graduating he was drafted by the San Francisco Giants and played in their minor-league system for two years. Davey pursued his Masters in Physical Education at UOP and while there helped inaugurate the soccer program by coaching the school's first team in 1965-1966 to a 15-5 record. Davey then moved to San Jose to pursue coaching basketball. He coached at Leland High School (San Jose, California)/Leland High School for three years winning a championship before becoming an assistant coach at California Golden Bears/Cal Berkeley in 1971.

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