Scott Dawson

Scott was born in Henderson, Kentucky, in 1979. His parents introduced him to the game of soccer at an early age and he never stopped playing. Scott lived in Kentucky until the age of 7, when he moved to Cleveland. While in Cleveland, Scott played for the Solon Strikers Soccer Club. After only two years in Cleveland another move took him to Oswego, NY.

Scott enjoyed playing soccer with the Syracuse Blitz Wizards from 1988-1995. During his time with the Blitz and under the tutelage of Coach Bob Escobar, Scott learned many valuable lessons about soccer. Scott's soccer career also includes 2 years of 8th grade soccer under Coach Mark Fierro, 2 years of Junior Varsity soccer under Coach Phil Reed, and 2 years of Varsity soccer under Coach Ron Ahart. Scott pursued a collegiate career but was unable to play due to injuries to his knee.

Before graduating from SUNY Oswego in 2002, Scott worked as Building Manager and Referee for the Department of Intramurals and Recreation of SUNY Oswego. Scott Trained with professional referees and was responsible to help schedule and supervise the Intramural Departments sports programs. Scott was the captain and representative of the Oswego State intramural Basketball team at the Nirsa National Championships.

After completing his Bachelor of Science in Business Management Science Operations Analysis, Scott became the Vice President of My Digital My Digital Discount sells digital photography equipment online and is owned jointly by Scott and his brother Matt.

Scott and his wife Amanda had their first child in July, 2005. Most recently, Scott became the coach of the Oswego High School Junior Varsity Boys. Soccer Team. In his first year of coaching the team had a 6-9-1 record. Scott hopes to implement a year round training program for his returning and incoming JV boys. He feels that he can be a great addition to the Oswego soccer program.

Scott feels very passionately about providing a constructive and enjoyable learning environment for all of the players he coaches. Anyone that knows Scott can tell you he has a very good rapport with children. One of Scott's goals is to create a local team that can compete with select teams on a consistent basis. Being a father of a child who will someday progress through the program, Scott feels he has a vested interest in helping the Oswego Soccer Program achieve its goals.