Brad Scott, M. Ed., RSCC
Brad Scott, Head Performance Coach for the Atlanta Braves, just completed his 18th year in strength and conditioning and 4th in professional baseball (2016 – 2019). Prior to assuming his current position, Brad was involved extensively in collegiate sports. After graduating from the University of Massachusetts – Boston in 2001, he gained experience in strength and conditioning first as an Intern Assistant at Northeastern University in Boston in 2001 and then as a graduate assistant at the University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ from 2002-2004. He worked as the Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning at Velocity Sports Performance in Irvine California (2004-2005) before becoming the Director of Strength and Conditioning at California State University Northridge in Los Angeles in 2005. In 2006, he became Director of Strength and Conditioning for Men’s and Women’s Basketball and Volleyball at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. In 2007, he became the Associate Athletics Director / Director of Athletic Performance at the University of Portland, a position he held for 10 years before joining the Braves in 2016.
A native of Westwood, Mass, Brad graduated from Xaverian Brothers High School where he played football, wrestling and lacrosse and was a member of the power lifting team. After high school, he earned both BS in Exercise Physiology from the University of Massachusetts – Boston in 2001 and M Ed. in Physical Education Teaching and Coaching from the University of Arizona in 2003. He also earned a certification in Massage Therapy / Structural Integration from East West College of Healing Arts in Portland in 2012.
He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach (RSCC) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), SFG II, FMS II, USAW, DNS Exercise.
Brad resides in Los Angeles and Atlanta during the off-season. He enjoys snowboarding, skateboarding, reading and hiking.
His philosophy of the Strength and Conditioning is to utilize a science driven, athlete-centered, holistic approach that reflects an appreciation for the interconnected relationships of all human biological systems leading to the development and expression of biological power.