Scott has worked extensively with the New Zealand Men’s Hockey Team, the Black Sticks, over the last 7 years, beginning with 3 years as the assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach and now 4 years as the Lead Strength and Conditioning Coach. Over the past four years he has attended World Championships, Commonwealth Games, World League Semis and Finals, Champions Trophy and
numerous other international hockey events. Scott’s role as strength and conditioning coach for the NZ Hockey team involves being in charge of the strength, speed, conditioning, advanced rehab, return to play, recovery, match day physical preparation and sports science program for 25 national squad players and a further 10 development squad players. Scott uses a wide range of sports science practices to make sure his athletes are amongst the fittest hockey players on the planet including GPS, heart rate, strength and power profiling, maximal speed
testing, maximal aerobic speed testing and daily wellness monitoring. Scott places a large emphasis on making sure all data monitored and collected within his sports science program is meaningful and enhances his prescription of training loads to his athletes. There is no testing just for testing sake.