Brandeis adds Scott Waddell as women's soccer assistant coach

Scott Wadell Head Shot with text

WALTHAM, Mass. – Brandeis University has named Scott Waddell as its newest assistant coach of women's soccer.

Waddell joins the Judges after four seasons at UAA rival New York University. He helped the Violets post a 46-21-12 record in that span, including an NCAA tournament berth in 2018 and two trips to the finals of the ECAC Divison III tournament.  

"We are thrilled to have Scott join our program. He brings a wealth of knowledge and an incredible passion and enthusiasm for the game," said head coach Mary Shimko. "He has a great ability to connect and educate student-athletes. Scott is an incredible addition and asset to the staff, program, and university."

Prior to his time at NYU, Waddell spent two seasons as an assistant coach at New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark, New Jersey, and four seasons as an assistant at his alma mater, Columbia University. He has also accumulated experience with the ENYSSA Olympic Development Program as Head Coach of its U17 team (2012-14) and as Director of the NYC Soccer Academy (2010-14).
A 2007 Columbia graduate with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science, Waddell played four seasons as a midfielder/forward with the Lions' soccer team and also served as a captain.

Following his collegiate career, Waddell played professionally for Pulau Penang FC (2008) and Real Mona FC (2009).

A member of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA), Waddell holds United States Soccer Federation (USSF) 'B' License and a NSCAA National License. He is a native of Kingston, Jamaica.