Scott Wingo

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Scott Wingo
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Current position
TitleHitting & infield coach
TeamNotre Dame
Biographical details
Born (1989-03-25) March 25, 1989 (age 30)
Greenville, South Carolina
Playing career
2008–2011South Carolina
2011Arizona League Dodgers
2011Ogden Raptors
2012–2014Rancho Cucamonga Quakes
2014Arizona League Dodgers
Position(s)Second baseman
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
2015South Carolina (GA)
2016–2017North Greenville (Asst)
2018–2019Jacksonville (IF/H)
2020–presentNotre Dame (IF/H)

David Scott Wingo (born March 25, 1989)[1] is an American college baseball coach and former professional baseball second baseman. He is a volunteer assistant coach in charge or infielders and hitting for the University of Notre Dame. Wingo played college baseball at the University of South Carolina from 2008 to 2011 for head coach Ray Tanner. He then perused a professional career from 2011 to 2014.

Playing career[edit]

Wingo attended Mauldin High School in Mauldin.[2] He then attended the University of South Carolina, where he played for the South Carolina Gamecocks baseball team. He was named the College World Series Most Outstanding Player for the 2011 College World Series.[3][4]

Wingo was drafted by the Dodgers in the 11th round (344th overall) in the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft.[5] He started his professional career with the Arizona League Dodgers but after 7 games was promoted to the Ogden Raptors of the Pioneer League. Combined, in 2011, he was in 38 games and hit .296.

Wingo spent his 2012 season with the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes in the California League. He played in 109 games with the Quakes and hit .246. He returned to the Quakes in 2013, and hit .227 in 101 games. Wingo spent 2013 with Rancho Cucamonga, where in 101 games, he hit .227/.371/.336 with 4 HR, 24 RBI and 50 BB. He played mostly second base, but also saw a considerable amount of time at third base.

He was released by the Dodgers on April 12, 2014.

Coaching career[edit]

Wingo returned to the University of South Carolina as a student assistant and completed his degree in the spring of 2015. That summer, he coached in the Coastal Plain League.[6] In 2016, he joined the North Greenville University baseball team as a graduate assistant and finished his master's degree. He is currently an assistant coach at Jacksonville University.[7] Scott Wingo returned to Columbia, SC Summer 2018. He is currently an assistant coach at The University of Notre Dame.


  1. ^ Roster | Official Athletic Site of the North Greenville University Crusaders Retrieved 2018-06-21.
  2. ^ "Today Mauldin Honors One of Its Own in Scott Wingo". Mauldin, South Carolina Patch. Retrieved September 8, 2015.
  3. ^ "USC repeat: Wingo saves best for last". Retrieved June 25, 2016.
  4. ^ "Scott Wingo steadily built a case to land top honor at CWS". USATODAY.COM. Retrieved September 8, 2015.
  5. ^ USC Sports Information. "Scott Wingo drafted by Dodgers". The Times and Democrat. Retrieved September 8, 2015.
  6. ^ "Scott Wingo learns a key to coaching: Knowing when to chill". Retrieved June 25, 2016.
  7. ^ "New Head Coach, Scott Wingo". Retrieved June 25, 2016.

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