football coach heads national coaches’ association
Scot Dapp, head football coach, assistant
softball coach, and professor of physical education, will
become president of the American Football Coaches Association
in the spring of 2005.
A member of the board of trustees since 1999,
Scot was named incoming president at the group’s annual
convention, January 8-12 in Louisville, Ky.
Founded in 1922 by Amos Alonzo Stagg and John
Heisman (for whom the troophy is named), the AFCA has more
than 10,000 members from all levels of the profession.
Scot is the first coach from an NCAA Division
III school to become president since 1994.
He is only the fifth president ever to be
elected from a Division III school.
In 18 seasons at Moravian, Scot has a career
record of 110-74-1. His tenure has been the most successful
period in Moravian football history. Under his leadership,
the Greyhounds have made two trips to the NCAA playoffs and
won a Middle Atlantic Conference championship in 1988 and
a Commonwealth Division title in 1993. Scot’s first
11 years at Moravian (1987-98) produced 11 consecutive winning
seasons—the longest streak in school history.
Scot has been named Coach of the Year three
times by the MAC and has earned a string of other titles and