Eric Scott, who worked the past three years as the Cardinals' Director of Basketball Operations, is in his first year as an Assistant to the Athletic Director in an administrative role with U of L basketball.
Scott was a program assistant on the U of L staff for two seasons (2003-05) before working two seasons at Bellarmine (2005-07). In his first year at Bellarmine, he helped the Knights rise from a last place finish in the Great Lakes Valley Conference to third in the East Division and the Knights posted a 14-14 record, Bellarmine's first squad to finish .500 or better in five years.
Scott spent two years in International Basketball Operations with the NBA, working in such areas as tracking American players playing abroad, assisting players to obtain visas, assisting with the organization of international events and assisting with the selection of players and group planning with USA Basketball for the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
Scott served as an assistant basketball coach at Collegiate High School in New York from 2000-03. He spent a year as an institutional options sales trader before joining the NBA staff. Scott earned a bachelor's degree in U.S. History in 1998 from Pennsylvania, where he participated on the basketball team as a freshman. He attained an MBA in sport management from Seton Hall in 2003. He was a five-year letterwinner at Lawrenceville (N.J.) Prep School, earning New Jersey A prep all state honors for three seasons.
His brother Will played three seasons for the Cardinals (2006-09). His father Norman was the team physician for the NBA New York Knicks and his stepmother Susan was the team physician for the WNBA New York Liberty. His mother, Joan Frawley, appeared in the movie "Without a Trace" and has worked in other acting assignments.
He is married to the former Nina Simotes.