Scott Greene is the newest addition to the Morristown-Beard School athletic department, having been announced in August as the Crimson head boy’s ice hockey coach. A native of Cedar Knolls, New Jersey, Greene has strong ties to the Morristown-Beard School. His father, Chris Greene (Class of 1969) and brother, Eric Greene, are former Morristown-Beard student-athletes, who both played hockey during their time at the school.
Greene is an area resident with a strong presence in the New Jersey hockey community where he coached at the tier I youth hockey level for over six years and has been a private hockey instructor for twelve years. Most recently, he served as an associate coach with the New Jersey Rockets. Prior to that, Greene served as both a head coach and associate coach for five years with the New Jersey Colonials.
Upon joining Morristown-Beard, Greene brings an enthusiastic coaching philosophy centered around character development, by providing student-athletes the opportunity to maximize their potential in a competitive learning environment, both on-and-off the ice. His coaching style is rooted upon his relationship with the players, promoting an atmosphere of mutual respect with a strong emphasis on integrity, leadership, discipline, and teamwork. The hockey program is an inclusive program that promotes skill development and good hockey-habits; detailed by on-ice instruction, age-appropriate strength and conditioning, film review, and position specific skills training.
Before entering the coaching field, Greene was a four-year varsity hockey player for Whippany Park High School. He served as team captain his junior and senior year, where he earned all-conference honors. Greene went on to play tier III junior hockey before attending the University of Scranton, where he was a four-year varsity hockey player. A defenseman, he received Academic All-American honors, graduating with a B.S. in Marketing in 2010. During his time at Scranton, Greene achieved academic merit honors as a member of the Dean’s List and as a recipient of the Saint Ignatius of Loyola Scholarship and the John P. and Jean Blackledge Sweeney Family Business Scholarship.
Greene currently works full-time for the Oilers Entertainment Group as a vice president of advertising sales. He lives in Cedar Knolls, New Jersey with his wife, Blair, and his dog, Riley.