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Scott currently serves as Director of Athletics and Recreation at the University of Toronto Scarborough. Prior to U of T, he was Executive Director of the Niagara Sport Commission after spending his last 8 years in San Francisco, California.
Scott received his Masters degree in Sport Management from the University of San Francisco where he also taught as an adjunct professor from 2007-2009 in the graduate program. Scott was also selected as commencement speaker, making him the first Canadian to fill that role in the University’s 100+ year history.
Scott was the founder of two consulting companies in the sport management industry; one concentrating on the tennis and community programming aspect, while the other served itself as an international sport management firm specializing in hosting of major sporting events, sport tourism development, marketing and sponsorship.
In the last five years Scott has worked in executive consulting roles with NCAA March Madness Tournament, the Professional Tennis Tour, Stanford University, ING, Anschutz Entertainment Group and served as Chief Operating Officer for the 2008 International Children’s Games. During this tenure Scott co-founded the San Francisco Sport Council and spent three years working in conjunction with San Francisco City Hall developing their Sport Tourism strategy.
Scott’s latest accomplishments include sitting on the Host Organizing Committee for the 2011 World Junior Hockey Championships and appointed to two planning committees for Toronto 2015.
He has served as an officer on two boards from 2004-2008 and has published research with Brock University on sport tourism and event hosting and was a sessional professor in the Department of Sport Management.