A member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) for more than four decades and a member of the Minnesota Athletic Trainers' Association (MATA) since 1980, Scott Westermann has made a substantial contribution on the local, regional and state levels.
A graduate of Golden Valley Lutheran College and the University of Minnesota, Westermann provided athletic training services to Hopkins High School, affiliated with Fairview Health Services in Minneapolis. Prior to that, he provided services for Osseo High School, Maple Grove High School and Augsburg College. Upon graduation from the University of Minnesota, Scott enjoyed a year as an athletic trainer for the Cincinnati Reds minor league team in Greensboro, NC. He has also served as a concussion spotter for the National Football League (NFL).
Westermann has been saluted with several honors during his career, including the Fred Zamberletti Award from the National Football Foundation in 2013, The NATA Service Award in 2013, the MATA Larry "Stosh" Neumann Distinguished Service Award in 2017, the MATA Service Award in 2013, and the MATA Outstanding Athletic Trainer Recognition Award in 1996, 1997, 2003, 2004, 2006 and 2011.
A member of the MATA Golf Committee since its inception in 1993 and the MATA Honors and Awards Chairman from 2005-2015, Westermann also served as a volunteer for the United States National Figure Skating Championships in 1991, the NCAA Men's Final Four Basketball Championships in 1992, the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships in 1996, the World Figure Skating Championships in 1998, the NCAA Men's Golf Championships in 1999, the USGA Women's Open Golf Tournament in 2008, the PGA Championships in 2002 and 2009, and the Ryder Cup in 2016.