TBA : Head Coach
Denise Scott : Assistant Coach
Denise Scott returns to the CCRI women’s basketball program coaching staff for her second season. She played two years for the Lady Knights and when she graduated was the No. 3 all-time scorer with 912 career points. Scott is now ranked No. 5 on the all-time scoring list at CCRI.
Scott earned first-team All-American honors in both her freshman and sophomore campaigns. In 2006-07, as a freshman, Scott led the Lady Knights to Region and District Championships. The team went to the National Championship Tournament where they made the “Elite Eight.”
In her sophomore campaign, Scott led the Lady Knights back to the National Tournament where they fell to the eventual national champion Kirkwood Community College.
Scott is one of the most decorated basketball players in CCRI history, earning a total of four All-American honors over her two year CCRI career. This includes first-team NJCAA in 2006-07, preseason and postseason first-team by NJCAA in 2007-08 and postseason by the Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Association. She was the first Lady Knights basketball player to earn back-to-back NJCAA first-team All-American honors.
After leaving CCRI, Scott earned a scholarship to play at Le Moyne College in New York in the 2008-09 season. In the 2009-10 season, she returned to Rhode Island to play at Rhode Island College under head coach Marcus Reilly. Reilly also coached her at CCRI.
Scott has now come full circle with her return to coach at CCRI. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Sociology from RIC in 2012 and now resides in Riverside.