Scott Allen Skiles Sr. is a professional basketball coach and former player. He is best known for playing as a point guard for the American Basketball team, Orlando Magic. Currently, he served as the head coach for it. Likewise, earlier Scott coached the several All-Star teams such as Chicago Bulls, Phoenix Suns, and Milwaukee Bucks.

Scott Education and Early Life

Scott Allen Skiles was born on March 5, 1964, in LaPorte, Indiana. He was born to Richard Skiles, father, and Marilyn Skiles, mother. He is American by his nationality and belongs to white ethnicity.

Talented Scott completed his elementary education from the Plymouth High School before graduating from the Michigan State University. At Plymouth, Scott played basketball wearing a jersey number of 22. In that respect, he was one of the leading players for its team. Similarly, he also led Plymouth to the Indiana State Championship scoring 39 points.

Scott Skiles during his time in the American Basketball team, Orlando Magic. Scott Skiles during his time in the American Basketball team, Orlando Magic.

Correspondingly, at Michigan, Scott played several games where he also became a Big Ten Conference MVP. He ended his college career, scoring a point of 2145. However, the big turn came into his life after he was arrested for possession of marijuana and cocaine. He sentenced to jail for a short period of time and began his professional career.

Scott Career

Scott started his professional basketball career after he got selected in the 1986 NBA draft for the team, Milwaukee Bucks. He played basketball for ten seasons along with several American teams such as Indiana Pacers, Orlando Magic, Washington Bullets and Philadelphia 76ers. In the same way, Scott also won several awards throughout his career as a player. Some of his awards are listed below.

  • NBA record: Most assists in a game
  • NBA Most Improved Player-1991
  • Consensus second-team All-American- 1986
  • Big Ten Player of the Year- 1986

Youtube: Scott Skiles, most assist game.

After quitting his career as a player, he began his coaching career. At the beginning, he worked as an assistant coach with Phoenix Suns. He then worked for team Chicago Bulls, and Milwaukee Bucks. Currently, he is a head coach of the American team, Orlando Magic.

Scott Personal life

Diligent and Hardworking, Scott Skiles is a married man. He married to his gorgeous wife, Kim Skiles and they have two sons and a daughter from their relationship named Sean Skiles, Scott Skiles Jr., and Shelby Skiles respectively. They seem to be living a happy life together as till the date there are no any news or rumors of their separation. However, the couple is far away from the limelight and the reason might be to avoid paparazzi.

Scott Net Worth

Scott earns a tremendous amount of money from his coaching career. Likewise, he has also made a huge money as a player. As of 2017, his net worth is estimated at around $12 million.