Girls Varsity Basketball
Christy Winters Scott
Head Coach, Varsity Girls Basketball
Girls Varsity Basketball
Christy Winters Scott was a four-year letter winner for the University of Maryland Terrapins from 1986 to 1990. In 1989, she was an intrical part of Maryland winning its eighth Final Four. As a senior, Winters Scott was a first team All-Atlantic Coast Conference player, ACC All Tournament player, and Kodak , All-East Region selection as she led the Terps in scoring with 533 points (17.8 ppg). In November, 2002, Winters Scott was named to the ACC’s Fiftieth Anniversary team. and reach its third
At the time of her induction to the University of Maryland Athletic Hall of Fame in November, 2006, the Reston, Virginia native was the second all-time leading scorer at Maryland with 1,679 points, fourth in rebounding with 723 and first in career games played with 123. Winters Scott was also one of only two players to score more than 700 field goals (703) at Maryland. Winters also ranked in the all-time top 10 at Maryland in games started (4th with 100), blocked shots (5th with 91) and (8th with .537). From 1991 to 1992 she played professionally for Pamela Sud in Pistoia , Italy , and in 1993 and 1994 she played and coached professionally for City Fribourg in Switzerland . In 1994 she was the league’s leading scorer, averaging 37 points and 13 rebounds per game while playing for European Cup semi-finalist City Fribourg. Before returning to her alma mater as an Assistant Coach for five years, 1997-2002, Winters Scott spent a total of four seasons as an assistant coach at working with post players and handling the recruiting efforts for the Patriots.
She took two years off from collegiate coaching, 2002-2004, to be at home with her young family and continued with her television broadcasting work with CTV-76 in Largo , MD. She and her husband Jerome Scott, Sr. welcomed their first child, a son, to the world on Dec. 29, 2001, their second child, a daughter, on September 30, 2003, and their third child, a son, on February 6, 2007. She enjoys long walks, annual summer lake house vacations, and lively recreation room dances with her family.
Winters Scott earned her degree in communications and has done broadcasting work for the former Home Team Sports, (now Comcast Sports Net), and hosted a segment of “ ” for the weekly program that was syndicated on NBC. For the last twelve years, she has co-produced and co-hosted “The Roundball Report” on CTV-76 in Prince Georges County, MD, which highlights the exploits of the high school, college, and professional basketball teams which play in the Washington metropolitan area.
In the fall of 2004, she accepted an Assistant coaching position with Georgetown University where she was responsible for the scouting program, recruiting, and on court instruction for the post players. In the summer of 2005, South Lakes High School , her alma mater, offered her the Head Coaching position for the Girls Varsity Basketball Team which she accepted. In six seasons at the helm, the team has made a complete turnaround. In the season prior to her arrival as Head Coach, the was 0-21. During the 2008-2009 season, South Lakes was 19-4, and Winters Scott was named the Liberty District Coach of the Year.
In February 2006, she accepted a position with Comcast Sports Net to be a color analyst for the Washington Mystics, as well as an NCAA Women’s Basketball. During March Madness, 2006 to 2009, Winters Scott was a Women's Basketball color analyst for Westwood One/CBS radio for the Bridgeport, Connecticut Regional Final, and the Greensboro Regional Finals respectively. For the , she served as the color analyst on Comcast Sports Net. In 2007, she served as the Play by Play and Color analyst for the Washington Mystics on AM radio 1260, as well as serving as the Mystics halftime interview hostess during home contests. Winters Scott was also in the same role for the 2008 season in addition to serving as the color analyst for the Washington Mystics on Comcast Sports Net. During the, (2009 season), she was the color analyst for the Mystics on WNBA Live Access, as well as the co-hostess for the Mystics Corner Game Day show on WashingtonMystics.com. Winters-Scott has since been the Color Analyst for the Washington Mystics on Comcast Sports net, as well as a Camps and Clinics Director for the Washington Wizards and Mystics from 2010-2013. She is currently an analyst for Comcast Sports Net (Mid-Atlantic), and was named the Host for the Washington Wizards Pre and Post Game shows in 2012. She is also a color analyst ESPN, and Raycom Sports for women's college basketball games.
In May of 2006, Winters Scott was inducted into the first class of the South Lakes High School Hall of Fame along with the Phoenix Suns Grant Hill. During his induction speech, Hill said, “It feels good to be recognized as the male Christy Winters.” Winters Scott was selected as an ACC Women's Basketball Legend at the ACC Women's Tournament, in March, 2010. In May, 2013, Winters Scott was named the "Women in Sports Coach of the Year" for Fairfax County Public Schools, after guiding the (23-6) South Lakes Seahawks to it's first State Tournament appearance since her senior year in a Seahawk uniform in 1986.
“I am truly passionate about the game of basketball and how the lessons, learned through athletics, directly correlate with what is required to be successful in life. The fire that was lit in me so long ago, will never be extinguished, but passed on by me for generations to come. ” ~(A pregnant) Christy Winters Scott at the University of Maryland Athletics Hall of Fame Induction ceremony, , 2006