Claude Davis was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica. He fell in love with the game at the age of 8. Coming up through the ranks playing in high school soccer leagues he was selected for the Jamaican National program and was a key figure for the under 20’s and under 23’s. As a result of hard work, he was drafted to play on the senior national team at the age of 22 while serving as captain for his club team Portmore United. Davis has made 68 international appearances for Jamaica, scoring goals and captained the team on several occasions. At the age of 24 he signed a professional contract to play in England and over the course of 13 years he had the opportunity to play for various clubs in the English Premier league as well as Championship and League 1. Over the course of his career he was blessed to have played against and alongside some of the best players in the world to have ever played the game including Ronaldo and Ronaldinho (Brazil), Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal), Thierry Henry (France), David Beckham, Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard, Rooney (England), Clint Dempsey and Landon Donovan (USA) just to name a few.
One of his most memorable history making moments was beating Arsenal FC while playing for Sheffield United. It was SUFC's first time in history beating Arsenal in a Premier League match.
Some of his accolades include:
*Player and Fan player of the season (MVP) while at Preston North End
*Club record signing for Premiership side Sheffield United
*Automatic Promotion with Crawley Town FC and Rotherham United, from league 2 to league 1 to the Championship respectively.
During, the summers he would return home to Jamaica and assist in coaching his former club, but it was while at Crawley Town FC that he had the chance to be an ambassador for the Junior Reds Program and work with children. Along with playing and coaching, Claude has served as an analyst for Jamaican station CVM during the World Cup 2010 as well as World Cup 2014.
United States Soccer Federation (USSF) National 'B' Coaching License