Scott Etherton

Faculty/Staff profile

Hurdles Coach
Phone: 
(402) 416-3887
Background: 

Scott Etherton is in his 24th season as an assistant coach at Nebraska Wesleyan, working primarily with the hurdles again this year. He has coached 21 athletes to 85 All-American awards in hurdles, long jump and triple jump.

Etherton's athletes have also claimed four national crowns. In 2003 he was recognized as a winner of the AFLAC National Assistant Coach of the Year award winner.

A 1987 graduate of Nebraska Wesleyan, Etherton is one of the most decorated track athletes in school history winning 10 All-America awards during his career at NWU. He also won national titles in the 60-yard hurdles at the 1986 NAIA Indoor Championships and in the 110-meter high hurdles at the 1987 NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships.

In addition to coaching, Etherton is the Program Director of the Lancaster County Crisis Center. He has two children, Olivia and Eli.