Zack Scott returns to his alma mater to coach Throws for the Keydet Track & Field program

LEXINGTON, Va. - David "Zack" Scott, a former Virginia Military Institute track athlete in the late 80's, has rejoined the program as an assistant coach, head coach Mike Bozeman announced this week.

Scott, who matriculated with the class of 1989 and after military service graduated from VMI with a B.A. in International Politics in 1996, begins his first season as Throws coach at the Institute. He will also work strength training and recruiting with the Keydet track program

Scott comes to VMI after an eight-year stint at James W. Robinson Secondary in Fairfax, VA. While at Robinson, Scott helped developed two AAA Virginia State football Championship teams as an assistant defensive football coach. He also trained Northern Virginia men and women athletes at his Speed and Agility Camps during the summer and helped head football coach Mark Bendorf and Steve Francese with one of Northern Virginia's top Power Lifting program during the school year. As a Throws coach at Robinson with head track coach Jeremy Workman, Scott developed a 7- time AAA Indoor and Outdoor State Champion Men Shot and Discus athlete and coached All-American Men and Women athletes in Shot, Discus and Hammer.

Scott was an All-Southern Conference athlete at VMI in the Shot, Discus and Hammer and a member of two of Coach Bozeman's Southern Conference Championship teams.

A former United States Marine and Gulf War veteran, Scott is single and resides in Lexington, VA.