Condors GM & Oilers Asst GM
The 33-year-old native of Unionville, Ontario was promoted to Assistant General Manager on April 21, 2014, after serving as General Manager of the Oklahoma City Barons the previous four seasons. Scott played a key role in the Barons reaching the Calder Cup playoffs in all four of his seasons as General Manager.
As a member of the Oilers Hockey Management team, Scott’s responsibilities will include player and staff contract negotiations, scheduling, salary arbitration, salary cap management and all day to day administrative duties. He is also the club’s liaison to the NHL regarding matters pertaining to the Collective Bargaining Agreement.
Scott served as the Director of Hockey Operations with the American Hockey League for four seasons. His duties included creation of league schedule, assisting in determining player fines and suspensions, supervising regular season and playoff games, and interpreting by-laws as well as the Collective Bargaining Agreement for member teams.
Scott graduated from Michigan State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management. At school, he worked for the men’s hockey team which went to the NCAA Frozen Four Tournament in 2001 and served as the ECHL’s Manager of Hockey Operations for three seasons.
Replaced Todd Nelson as head coach in Oklahoma City (AHL) last season on December 15, 2014 and posted a 26-21-3-1 (.549) record, leading the Barons to their fifth straight postseason appearance.
Took the Barons to the second round after sweeping San Antonio in the Calder Cup Playoffs before falling in Game 7 to the eventual Western Conference Champions, Utica Comets.
Served as an assistant coach for the Oilers AHL team since 2008-09, both in Springfield (2008-10) and Oklahoma City (2010-2014), prior to taking over as head coach last season.
Spent eight seasons as a head coach in the ECHL from 2000-2008, with Tallahassee and most notably with the Florida Everblades from 2001-2008.
Posted an overall record of 282-162-60 (.619) with Florida including back-to-back Kelly Cup Finals appearances in 2004 and 2005.
Began his coaching career as an assistant coach in the AHL with Fredericton (1998-99) and Quebec (1999-2000) under current Montreal Canadiens Head Coach Michel Therrien.
As a player, played seven seasons in the AHL with Fredericton and earned a call-up to Montreal on two occasions which totaled 11 games in the NHL.
Head coach of the 2014-15 ECHL Bakersfield Condors.
Compiled four consecutive 40-win seasons in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) with Lewiston and Blainville-Boisbriand.
Previously an assistant coach at his alma mater, Clarkson (NY) University, from 2003-2010.
As a player, he played under Fleming twice. Once, in Fredericton in 1998-99 where Fleming was an assistant coach. Second, in 2000-01, where he captained Fleming’s team in Tallahassee.
Joined the Oilers organization last season as an assistant coach with the Oklahoma City Barons.
Worked three seasons with the NHL’s Winnipeg Jets as a video coordinator/coach from 2011-2014.
Was a video coordinator with the Atlanta Thrashers for eight seasons, from 1999 until the team relocated to Winnipeg in 2011.
Played four seasons at Mercyhurst (Penn.) College from 1995-1999