Head Strength & Conditioning Coach:
Scott Michael Colby, M.A., C.S.C.S
This summer will be the 3rd for Scott Colby in the P.S.C.L. as the league’s Head Strength & Conditioning Coach and his 2nd as the Director of Player Development for the P.S.C.L. Colby was also the Head Baseball Coach for the Hawks’ Prairie Cardinals in 2012. Colby has been on the P.S.C.L. Advisory Board since the league’s inauguration. No stranger to collegiate summer baseball, Colby spent five seasons as the Head Assistant and Pitching Coach for the Kitsap BlueJackets of the West Coast League from 2005-2009.
Professionally, Colby has been fortunate enough to have had a number of quality career opportunities that have seen him assume wide array of responsibilities including: Head Baseball Coach, Pierce College (Lakewood, WA); Head Baseball Coach, Liberty High School (Renton, WA); and Pitching Coach, Saint Louis Community College at Forest Park (St. Louis, MO). Colby is currently an Instructor within the School of Nursing and Health Professions at McKendree University (Lebanon, IL) where he instructs courses such as Kinesiology, Motor Learning, Psychology of Coaching, Tests and Measurements, and Principles of Sport Management. Colby is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (C.S.C.S.) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (N.S.C.A.), and has been a member of the American Baseball Coaches Association (A.B.C.A.) for 18 years.
Colby played college baseball (for then Head Coach Dan Spencer) and soccer at Green River Community College (Auburn, WA) before transferring to Central Washington University (Ellensburg, WA) where he focused his athletic energy on baseball (for Head Coach Desi Story). A Hall of Fame Inductee at Green River, Colby was voted Most Inspirational by his teammates in both his junior and senior seasons at CWU. Colby earned his Masters of Arts Degree in Leadership in Sports and Exercise from Seattle Pacific University (Seattle, WA) in 2006. His education teamed with his extensive experience in coaching and athletic administration provide Colby with a skill set that is match for developing players on the collegiate level.
Coach Colby and his wife, Teanah, reside in Ballwin, MO with their two sons, Rocco and Teague.