Scott Colombo

Bridgeville, Pennsylvania, United States

   J.Scott Colombo


                Played High School Football, Basketball, and Track Altoona High School 1983-85

                Walked on and received Basketball Scholarship University of Pittsburgh 1986-89             


Education and Certifications


                Licensed Physical Therapist -1989-present – BS University of Pittsburgh, DPT Chatham   University 2010, LPT 006921L, DAPT 001353


                Completed Coaching Principles Course 1994 – National Federation Interscholastic Coaches           Education Program


                Certified Performance Enhancement Specialist 2007 - National Academy of Sports Medicine


                Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist 1992 – National Strength and Conditioning



                Sports Management Worldwide; Portland, Oregon, USA

                Basketball GM & Scouting, Certificate, 2007

                Training included: NBA and international collective bargaining agreement, NBA scouting                techniques, scouting reports, NBA general manager practices, video editing thru Synergy Sports          Technology and statistical analysis formulas used by NBA executives Dean Oliver and John     Hollinger.

                (Mentored by NBA scouting and draft experts)

                Sports Administration, Certificate, 2011

                Reference: Dr. Lynn Lashbrook, President, Sports Management Worldwide, 503-445-7105


                NetScouts Mentorship: Carl Berman Director 2010- Present

                Founder - Director The Players Edge Basketball Program, 1994 –  present   K – 12th Grades Boys and Girls Basketball Skills Program, Learn2Play; Skills2Play


Assistant Varsity Boys Coach – Junior Varsity Head Coach 1994-2005


                Franklin Regional High School 1994-1997

                Northgate High School 1997-1998

                Bishop Canevin High School 1998 – 1999

                Peters Township High School 1999-2001

                Canon McMillan High School 2001 – 2005


Head Varsity Girls Coach 2005

                South Fayette High School 2005-2006


Travel Program Coach 2007 - present

                4th Grade Boys South Fayette 2007, 2013

                5th Grade Boys South Fayette 2008, 2014

                6th Grade Boys South Fayette 2009, 2012


AAU CRONS Basketball Coach 2007 - present

                Boys 14 and under/8th Grade 2007

                Boys 15 and under/9th Grade 2008. 2011

                Team Director CRONS Basketball Club 2008

                Boys 16 and under/ 10th Grade 2009, 2012

                Boys 14 and under/8th Grade 2010


·         Played in two PIAA Western Finals; Three Big East Tournaments and Three NCAA Tournaments

·         Assistant Boys Coach on three WPIAL Section Champions, two WPIAL Championship Runners – up , one Western Final Champion and one PIAA Championship Runners – up

·         Developed and managed fundamental skill workouts, strength and conditioning programs for over 5000 players including boys and girls in the The Players Edge Programs, Camps and Clinics.

·         Have participated in coaching basketball clinics and camps for all ages both boys and girls for over 26 years

·         Speaker at 2005 Spring Basketball Clinic on “Strength and Conditioning on the Court” Western Pennsylvania Basketball Coaches Association