Former major leaguer and Atlantic Coast High coach arrested in domestic-violence case – Sports – The Florida Times-Union


Joel Davis has had two injunctions filed against him by different wives and has been released as coach.

Former Chicago White Sox pitcher and newly released Atlantic Coast High School baseball coach Joel Clark Davis is scheduled to be arraigned Monday for a Feb. 15 arrest, according to Duval County court records.

Davis, 55, who also is listed as a health teacher, is charged with violating an injunction for protection order against domestic violence involving his estranged wife.

Dawn Davis, 53, filed for divorce Jan. 3 after five years of marriage and then the injunction on Jan. 7, court records show.

The arrest report does not include a narrative, and The Times-Union has requested the arrest warrant from both the Sheriff’s Office and State Attorney’s Office.

His estranged wife said she moved out of their Mastin Cove Road home in September after several instances of violence, according to the injunction. She said Davis has been stalking her and calling her multiple times, including 10 times on Dec. 18. She said he comes to her apartment day and night pounding on her door.

On Jan. 4 he told her he had someone follow her and he had video, but then said he was lying,…

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