Scott McGuinness returns for his 13th year as the Sports Information Director at Washington & Jefferson College during the 2013-14 academic year.
A 2000 graduate of Shippensburg University, McGuinness oversees the promotion of Washington & Jefferson's highly-competitive, 24-sport athletic program to local and national media. He has served as the host of 10 NCAA Division III Tournament games (7 football, 2 soccer, 1 basketball) as well as numerous ECAC Championship events. McGuinness has helped 12 W&J student-athletes earn Academic All-America awards since his arrival on campus.
He has twice been selected as the Division III Sports Information Director of the Year by the CWPA and was honored as the 2006 NCAA Division III Great Lakes Region SID of the Year by the AVCA.
McGuinness' SID career began during the 2000-01 academic year as the assistant SID at Washington and Lee University in Lexington, Va. After one year with the Generals, he was hired at W&J.
McGuinness was the media relations coordinator of the 2001 NCAA Division III Baseball South Region Tournament (Lynchburg, Va.) and worked as the assistant statistician for the 2001 NCAA Divison III Football National Championship, the Amos Alonzo Stagg Bowl (Salem, Va.).
McGuinness is a member of the College Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA), where he previously served on the ethics committee, and the Eastern College Athletic Conference Sports Information Directors Association (ECAC-SIDA). He is a member of the NCAA Division III Women's Golf East Region Advisory Committee.
He and his wife, Amanda, are the proud parents of 2-year old son Colman. His brother, Todd, is the head men's basketball coach at NCAA Division III Hartwick College.