Scott was a standout during the 1998-1999 season leading Central Catholic High School to a Division 1 State Championship averaging over 30 points and 11 rebounds per game. Scott also played an intensive AAU and summer basketball schedule and became one of the top 20 high school basketball prospects in the country during his junior year. Scott was named Massachusetts’ player of the year by both Gatorade and the Basketball Hall of Fame.
In his senior year, Scott was named a McDonald’s All-American. Scott later played at the University of Connecticut as well as at the University of Rhode Island where he was named the team MVP and a member of the Atlantic 10 All-League team. Scott averaged 16 points per game and finished with the fourth best free throw percentage (80.7) in the school’s history making 159 of 197 free throws in his Rhode Island career.
Upon graduation from URI in 2005, Scott began a professional basketball career in Europe. As a professional, Scott has played both in Sweden and Luxembourg. As member of the Black Star Mersch in Luxembourg, Scott was named the league’s Most Valuable Player averaging over 30 points per game.
Scott is the Director of Basketball Operations at the Rockingham Athletic Club in Plaistow, NH. His experiences on the basketball court, his knowledge of the game, and his outgoing personality make him an inspirational and lovable coach.
The Scott Hazleton Basketball School is recognized as one of the most competitive clinics in Massachusetts. The New England Recruiting Report visited the clinic last year where several of the players were evaluated and rated as some of the best talent in New England. The clinic also received coverage from the Boston Globe.