Name: Matt Scott
Sport: Wheelchair Basketball
Classification: 3.5
Height: 5-7
Weight: 155
DOB: 3/27/1985
Birthplace: Detroit, Mich.
Hometown: Detroit, Mich.
High School: Southfield-Lathrup High School (Southfield, Mich.) ‘03
College: University of Wisconsin, Whitewater ‘08, Sociology
Paralympic Experience
  • Four-time Paralympian (2004, 2008, 2012, 2016); Two-time medalist (1 gold, 1 bronze)
  • Paralympic Games Rio 2016, gold
  • Paralympic Games London 2012, bronze
  • Paralympic Games Beijing 2008, 4th
  • Paralympic Games Athens 2004, 7th
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2018 – silver
  • Years of competition: 2006, 2010, 2014, 2018
  • Medals: 4 (3 silvers, 1 bronze)
  • Silver – 2006, 2014, 2018
  • Bronze – 2010
Personal: Scott was diagnosed with spinal bifida at birth. He began playing wheelchair basketball in 1998 when he was 14 years old. Scott played throughout high school and in 2004 he was recruited to be on the U.S. Men’s National Wheelchair Basketball Team. ...Son of David and Audrey Scott...Has two siblings, Sherita and Alex…Plays for a club team overseas…Enjoys spending time with loved ones, creative writing, traveling, listening to music and reading.