|Title:||Sports Information Director (Baseball, Basketball, Football, Golf, Rugby)|
Davis Yake is in his fourth year as Hampden-Sydney Sports Information Director after serving one year as Assistant Sports Information Director under former SID Matt Green. Yake is the primary media and marketing contact for all nine NCAA sanctioned sports programs at the College.
Yake was named SID at Hampden-Sydney in May 2009 after serving
as a student assistant for two years prior to his stint as
Assistant SID. He is responsible for all marketing, media
relations, and sports information aspects of the Hampden-Sydney
athletics programs. He writes, edits, and designs media
publications that are distributed through the Hampden-Sydney
Athletics Department and supervises and maintains the College's
athletics website for each team, manually updating the sites and
providing written content. Yake also oversees game-day operations
for Hampden-Sydney home athletic events. In addition, he is
responsible for maintaining and updating the new Hall of Fame area
in the Kirk Athletic Center.
Yake graduated from Hampden-Sydney in 2008 with a bachelor's degree in English and a minor in Rhetoric. He was a four-year team manager for the Tiger basketball squad, earning Academic All-ODAC his junior and senior year.
He is currently pursuing his Master's of Education in Sports
Leadership from Virginia Commonwealth University.
Yake is a native of Severna Park, MD, and currently resides in Moseley.