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Scott Legacy

Head Men's Wrestling Coach


Spartan Athletic Complex
Room Wrestling Room - Shape Gym
190 University Drive

Biography

Scott Legacy has been the Head Men's Wrestling Coach at Castleton since 2016. 

Legacy comes to Castleton following a Hall of Fame career as the wrestling coach at Mount Anthony Union High School in Bennington for the past 30 years. The 2014 USA Today National Coach of the Year and New England Wrestling Hall of Fame inductee created a dynasty at Mount Anthony, illustrated by his program's 28 consecutive Vermont State Wrestling Championships. 

Legacy has shown the ability to develop wrestlers at all weights, with 168 individual Vermont State Champions – a national record for all high school coaches, and 84 All-American wrestlers. He has coached seven national champions, 28 New England Champions and has had three high school USA Team Members. One of his wrestlers has gone on to make the USA World Team and over 180 have competed at all levels of collegiate wrestling. 

In addition to his coaching merits, Legacy has held numerous leadership positions within the wrestling community. He has served as the Cadet/Junior National Team Coach since 1990 and for the past 13 years has been a board member of the National High School Coaches Association since 2002. He has been the Vermont State Chairman for USA Wrestling for nearly 30 years and is the Co-President of Catamount Wrestling Club. 

Legacy holds a bachelor's degree from Oswego State and a Master of Education Degree in Athletic Administration from Endicott College. He was a three-time high school state champion in Vermont and a high school All-American. He recorded over 100 wins in college, while spending two years each at Morrisville State and Oswego. At Morrisville he was a Junior College National Qualifier and Region 3 Junior College Place winner, as well as team captain. Legacy finished his career at Oswego, where he was a SUNYAC Place winner.

Education

M.Ed., Endicott College
B.S., Oswego State
A.S., SUNY Morrisville