|Title:||Director of Athletics & Recreation|
Scot Dapp is in his second year as Moravian’s Director of Athletics and Recreation after serving as the Greyhound’s Head Football Coach since 1987. His 24-year tenure as the football coach was the most successful period in Moravian football annals. Dapp’s teams made two trips to the NCAA playoffs (1988 & 1993); were Middle Atlantic Conference Champions in 1988; Commonwealth League Champions in 1993; played in five ECAC Championship games (2002, 2004, 2005, 2008, and 2010) winning the Championship in 2005 and 2010; and complied a string of 11 consecutive winning seasons – the longest streak in school history.
Dapp earned Coach of the Year accolades from the Middle Atlantic Conference three times: 1988, 1993, and 1997. He became Moravian’s all-time victory leader in 2007 with his 123rd win. He finished his career with a 24-year record of 144-103-1. When he retired his .583 winning percentage ranked him among the top 50 active Division III coaches.
In 1999, Scot was elected to the Board of Trustees for the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA). The AFCA has over 10,000 registered members made up of coaches from all levels of the game. In 2006, Dapp was elected as the President of the AFCA making him only the fifth Division III coach to hold that position in the 83-year history of the Association.
Dapp has also served on a couple of NCAA Committees having recently completed terms as a member of the NCAA Football Rules Committee and the Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspect of Sports Committee. He served as the Chair of the Football Rules Committee during his term.
In 2002, Dapp was recognized by the All-American Football Foundation with the John Vaught Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding performance in his profession. That same organization also honored him in 2007 with the Outstanding Association President Award. In 2006, he received the John Whitehead Award at the Nike Coach of the Year Clinic for his contribution to the game of football. In 2008, Scot was inducted into the Boyertown High School Football Hall of Fame.
Before his arrival at Moravian, Dapp had prior coaching stints at Delaware State College (assistant coach, 1986); Susquehanna University (assistant football & Head Baseball Coach, 1979-1985); and Kutztown University (assistant coach, 1977-78).
In addition to his duties as the football coach, Scot also served as a member of the teaching faculty in Moravian’s Physical Education Department and was an assistant coach the Greyhound Women’s Softball team from 1994-2004.
A 1973 graduate of West Chester University (BS in Health & Physical Education), Dapp earned a Master’s Degree in Physical Education in 1977 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. That same year he also received certification as an athletic trainer by the National Athletic Trainers Association.