Scott Morrison - Assistant Coach
Scott Morrison enters his first season as an assistant coach with the Boston Celtics.
Morrison joined the Celtics after spending the three previous seasons as part of the organization as the head coach of the team’s NBA G-League affiliate, Maine Red Claws. During his remarkable rookie campaign at the helm (2014-15). Morrison led Maine to a franchise record 35-15 record, and the top spot in the NBA D-League Playoffs. His hard work resulted in accolades – Morrison won the Dennis Johnson Coach of the Year Award, given to the top coach in the NBA D-League. Prior to the 2014-15 season, Morrison was with the Red Claws as a player development coach for the 2013-14 campaign.
Morrison has an extensive coaching background in the collegiate ranks and on the international level. Before joining the Red Claws, Morrison was the head coach at Lakehead University (Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada) for 11 years. Internationally, Morrison has served as an Assistant Coach on the Men’s U-18 and U-19 Canadian National Junior Teams, securing a bronze medal at the 2012 U-18 FIBA Americas tournament in Brazil, a sixth place finish at the 2013 FIBA World Championships in the Czech Republic and a silver medal at the 2014 U-18 FIBA Americas Championship in Colorado Springs. A native of Prince Edward Island, Morrison was a four-year starter on the men’s basketball team at the University of Prince Edward Island, where he ended his career as the all-time leader in assists and three-point field goals made and fifth on the all-time leading scorer list.