Coach Hazelton was a standout during the 1998-1999 season, leading Central Catholic High School to the Division I State Championship and averaging over 30 points and 11 rebounds per game. After that season he was named Massachusetts’ Player of the Year by both Gatorade and the Basketball Hall of Fame and a McDonald’s All-American.
He went on to play at the University of Connecticut as well as at the University of Rhode Island where he was named the team MVP and a member of the Atlantic 10 All-League team. Scott averaged 16 points per game and finished with the fourth-best free throw percentage (80.7) in the school’s history making 159 of 197 free throws in his Rhode Island career.
Upon graduation from URI in 2005, Scott began a professional basketball career in Europe playing in both Sweden and Luxembourg. As a member of the Black Star Mersch in Luxembourg, Scott was named the league’s Most Valuable Player averaging over 30 points per game. Scott is now the head coach at Bradford Christian Academy. His experiences on the basketball court, his knowledge of the game, and his outgoing personality make him an inspirational and lovable coach.
Scott also runs the Scott Hazleton Basketball School, which is recognized as one of the most competitive clinics in Massachusetts and brings together some of the best talent throughout New England.