Roy Boggess has been named assistant athletic director for compliance and operations at Davis & Elkins College.
“Bogie” brings an extensive and highly decorated coaching and administrative background to D&E. Most recently, Boggess served as director of basketball operations and academic interventionist at Colleton Prep Academy in Walterboro, South Carolina. At Colleton Prep, Boggess organized and developed practice plans, developed game strategies and conducted skill development sessions for all of the boy’s and girl’s basketball programs. As academic interventionist, he was tasked with facilitating NCAA Eligibility Certification, as well as monitoring the progress of all students who exhibited behavioral and academic deficiencies and then creating and implementing an academic plan for success.
Prior to working at Colleton Prep, Boggess had brief stops at fellow Mountain East Conference member school, Alderson Broaddus University, and Trinity Christian.
As head women’s basketball coach at Alderson Broaddus University, Boggess coached the Battlers for two seasons and produced the Freshman Athlete-of- the-Year and All-Great Midwest Athletic Conference selection before being offered the director of athletics job at Trinity. While at Trinity, Boggess oversaw operations of 13 different high school sports and nine middle school sports and was instrumental in implementing and executing new game day operations, strategies and protocols during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
For a little over 15 years, Boggess has enjoyed much success as the owner/operator of the Coach Bogie Skills Academy (CBSA) and WV RUCKUS travel basketball team. Coach Bogie Skills Academy is a year-round basketball training organization that helps players reach their full potential in sport and in life. Through CBSA and WV RUCKUS, Boggess has amassed over 500 wins, produced multiple 1,000-point scorers, All-State selections, and helped numerous student-athletes reach their dreams of playing collegiate basketball at every level. His 2021 12U team that includes his son, Swisher, finished top 5 nationally (22-6 record) on the Big Shots and Teammate Basketball Circuits and reached the Final Four in the Big Shots Nationals in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Boggess started his collegiate coaching career in 2010 working as the assistant men’s basketball coach at Garrett College. He quickly rose in the coaching ranks and was promoted to associate head coach/recreation center manager in fall 2011 before accepting the position of head women’s basketball coach/coordinator of academic services in December 2012.
In just five seasons, Coach Bogie helped guide the Lady Lakers to becoming one of the top JUCO teams in the nation. Under Coach Bogie, the Lady Lakers were 71-39 (43-11 at home) and produced multiple All-Maryland JUCO and All-Region players, as well as an NJCAA All-American and Academic All-American. Boggess not only motivated his players to achieve success on the court, but academically the Lady Lakers enjoyed success by winning team GPA awards and also produced multiple Female Scholar Athletes of The Year.
Boggess is a graduate of Webster County High School in Upperglade, West Virginia. After high school, Boggess attended Concord College and transferred to West Virginia University in spring 1998. He earned his bachelor’s degree in 2001 from WVU and graduated with honors in April 2012 with his master’s degree in sports management from American Public University.