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Masters In Coaching Episode XIX: Athletic Director Scott Bello

Coach's Playbook

Posted on 5/7/2021 by Petros and Money, Tim Cates


 Scott Bello, Athletic Director, Harvard-Westlake High School


Excited to talk to our guest this week, Athletic Director at Harvard-Westlake. He’s a graduate of Concordia University Irvine’s Master's in Coaching and Athletics Administration program and 2016 Award of Excellence. He is Scott Bello. 

Show Highlights

  • 25 of the 27 sports at Harvard-Westlake were able to compete this year
  • Harvard-Westlake is grades 7-12 with one of the most robust athletic programs in Southern California
  • Athletics is a separate division - the Head of Athletics has four directors reporting to him
  • Mentorship and a career plan directed his path
  • Helping coaches develop their program is a highlight of being on the administrative side
  • How his Football coach Bill Tighe was a mentor to him
  • Why it matters that MCAA professors are working in the field
  • What schools look for when hiring
  • Ways to better yourself consistently
  • The antidote to complacency

Tags: Masters in Coaching, Athletic Director

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