Courtney Scott in his first season as assistant coach with the Notre Dame women’s tennis program in 2018-19.
As a player, Scott was an accomplished junior competitor before advancing to play collegiately at Delaware. With the Blue Hens, Scott was an All-Colonial Athletic Association selection in 2011, while earning a spot on the ITA All-Academic Team in 2009. He recorded the second-most doubles wins in school history. Scott has continued his playing career in USTA events and the ITF Futures circuit. Most recently he was a singles finalist at the Eastern State Men’s Open and a doubles champion at the 21st annual Aronimink Tennis Championships.
Scott was an assistant for both the men’s and women’s teams at Drexel in 2017-18. He helped the men’s team set a program record for victories with a 14-7 mark, while the women’s side matched the program record for wins, going 15-5. Before mentoring the Dragons, Scott was a private coach at the University of Pennsylvania Tennis Center where he led adult and junior programs. As a private coach, Scott mentored top-ranked juniors in the world, including a Junior Wimbledon finalist and multiple players who went on to play collegiately and professionally.
Prior to his time as a private coach, Scott coached with Legacy Youth Tennis and Education, where he worked with inner-city youth and mentored dozens of top-ranked national juniors.
Scott graduated from Delaware in 2012 with a degree in finance and was a CAA Commissioner’s Academic Award winner.