Scott Waddell has been added as an assistant coach of the New York University women’s soccer team. He will primarily be responsible for in-game coaching, scouting and working with the Violets’ attackers.

Waddell comes to NYU after two seasons as an assistant coach at New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark, NJ. Prior to his time there, Waddell coached 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).