Scott is 147-80 at Tech as he
enters his 8th season as head women’s basketball coach for the Lady Owls.
Meredith is entering his 37th season coaching basketball with 31 seasons as a
head coach at multiple levels and 26 coaching women's basketball specifically. At
the collegiate level, Meredith spent six seasons as an assistant coach at Santa
Clara University, Humboldt State University, Santa Rosa Junior College and
College of the Redwoods before arriving in Klamath Falls.
At Oregon Tech, Meredith has
built a conference power, averaging 25 wins over the past 4 seasons and earning
3 consecutive trips to the NAIA National Tournament. In 7 years, Meredith has
recruited and coached 2 All-Americans (Karissa Dixon & Karly LeVeque), 15
All-Conference selections and 42 Academic All-Conference honorees.
The 2015-16 women’s basketball
season was a one of milestones for the Lady Owls. In addition to a program
second-best 26 wins, the squad won 2 pre-season tournaments, earned their first
victory over an NCAA DI team (Portland State 81-69) and finished 2nd
place in the Cascade Conference, earning their 3rd consecutive berth
to the NAIA National Tournament. In Sioux City, the Lady Owls registered their
first win (#8 Jamestown 71-64) advancing to the tournaments’ Sweet
16, and finished the season ranked #17 in the nation. To top it off,
the Lady Owls also earned the highest GPA in the nation for women’s basketball
at an impressive 3.78.
Meredith compiled an overall
record of 152-47 (76%) at Arcata and Fortuna High Schools. His teams dominated
Humboldt-Del Norte League play with an overall league record of 48-8 (86%),
including four league championships and seven consecutive berths in the North
Coast Section playoffs. Meredith’s 1996-97 Arcata Tigers won 28 consecutive
games, finished the season 28-1 and were ranked #6 in California for all
Division 3 schools. Many of Meredith’s former players moved on to play at the
college level at schools such as Cornell, Wichita State, Sacramento State and
New Mexico State.
Meredith is from northern
California, where he was a 4-sport (football, basketball, baseball & track)
letter winner at Arcata High School. He graduated from Humboldt State
University in 1987 with a B.A. in Liberal Studies/Education while playing
football and baseball for the Lumberjacks. He also earned an M.S. in Health,
Physical Education and Recreation with an emphasis in Sport Psychology from St.
Mary’s College of California. He holds teaching credentials in Physical
Education, Multiple Subjects Elementary Education and Social Science.
Scott and his wife Priscilla were
married in Tokyo, Japan where he taught English as a second language and played
fast pitch softball. They have two children, daughter Hayley and son Treyce.