Head Athletic Trainer
Scott was named the Phillies’ head athletic trainer on October 20, 2006. The 2017 season is his sixteenth with the Phillies and twelfth as a major league athletic trainer. Previously, Scott was the coordinator of rehabilitation and minor league athletic trainers for the Phillies for four years (2003-06). A graduate of West Chester University and Neumann University, Scott earned his bachelor’s degree in athletic training from West Chester in 1991 and a master’s degree in physical therapy from Neumann in 1998 and is a certified member of the National Athletic Trainers Association (1991) and American Physical Therapy Association (1998). In 2005, he attained certified strength and conditioning credentials from the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Before joining the Phillies, Scott worked 11 years as a staff physical therapist/athletic trainer at Chester County Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy (Physiotherapy Associates) in West Chester, PA and served as adjunct faculty at Neumann for three years. Scott and his staff were the recipients of the 2009 Dick Martin Award, given to the best athletic training staff in baseball by Baseball Prospectus. Scott currently serves on the Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society (PBATS) Executive Board as National League Representative along with serving on the Electronic Medical Records and Medical Advisory Committees. Scott was born on October 29, 1969, in Seaford, Del. He and his wife, Deborah, live in West Chester, Pa. They have one son, Scott Michael and one daughter, Emilee Lynn.