Scott Wong, a former Pepperdine All-American, completed two stints as an assistant men’s volleyball coach at Pepperdine in 2009.
He first coached at the Waves in the 2005 and 2006 seasons, then returned for the 2008 and 2009 seasons.
In Wong’s four seasons as an assistant coach in Malibu, Pepperdine’s teams went 82-26 (.759). The Waves won the 2005 NCAA championship and advanced to the NCAA final in 2008.
During the 2006-07 school year, he was a volunteer assistant coach for Hawaii’s women’s volleyball team. The team won the Western Athletic Conference championship and advanced to the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight.
During summer 2009, he served as an assistant coach with the U.S. A2 team that was victorious at the Pan American Cup in Mexico.
Wong’s previous coaching experience includes the Santa Monica Beach Club 16s and 18s. He also led the Oaks Christian High School girls’ team to a conference championship.
Wong was a successful four-year player for the Waves from 1998-2001. He was a three-time AVCA All-American, earning first team accolades in 1999 and 2000, and a four-time all-conference honoree. In 1998, he was named Freshman of the Year by both the AVCA and the MPSF.
After finishing his collegiate eligibility, Wong earned a spot on the U.S. National Team in the World League. He was honored as the flag bearer during the 2001 World University Games in Beijing, China, where he helped lead the team to a gold medal.
Wong also made a successful transition to the beach game. Beginning in 2002, he finished as high as second in the 2007 New York AVP Tour event and earned rankings as high as #16 individually and #6 as a team. He still plays occasionally at tour events.
A native of Pearl City, Hawaii, he graduated from Pepperdine in 2001 with a degree in business administration. He earned a master’s degree in education at Loyola Marymount in 2005.
He is married (his wife’s name is Tamar).