Coleman Scott won a bronze medal at the 2012 Olympics after being an NCAA champion, two-time finalist and four-time All-American for Oklahoma State University.

He helped OSU win NCAA team titles in 2005 and 2006 and to fifth-place finishes in 2007 and 2008.

Scott was a member of the U.S. National Freestyle Team in 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2015.

He was a three-time Pennsylvania state champion for Waynesburg Central High School.

Scott was a two-time USA Wrestling National Junior Freestyle champion and a two-time USA Junior World Freestyle team member.

He was the Pennsylvania, Northeast Region and National winner of the Hall of Fame’s Dave Schultz High School Excellence Award in 2004.

Scott was an assistant wrestling coach at Oklahoma State from 2012 to 2014, where he coached four NCAA Division I national champions and six NCAA DI All-Americans while helping OSU capture two Big 12 Conference titles and finish second and third as a team at the NCAA championships.

He became an assistant coach at the University of North Carolina in 2014 and took over as head coach after one season. Scott coached two-time NCAA champion Austin O’Connor and NCAA finalist Kizhan Clarke and 13 All-Americans while leading the Tar Heels to five Top 20 finishes at the NCAA tournament.

He was a coach for the U.S. Women’s Freestyle team at the World Championships in 2018 and 2019 and for the World Champion U.S. Men’s Freestyle team in 2017.

Scott also coached a Canadian Senior World Team member and an Olympic Trials champion.


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Recorded June 2023.

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