Scott Hogsett

Hometown: Austin, Texas

Scott Hogsett began playing wheelchair rugby in 1996 after moving to Phoenix, AZ to attend Arizona State University. There he majored in recreational therapy, completing his bachelor's degree in 2000. After graduating, Hogsett became a professional Quad Rugby player. Currently, he plays for the Texas Stampede Wheelchair Rugby Team and helped lead the team to the U.S. Quad Rugby Association Division I National Championship in 2008.

When he's not playing rugby, he works as a peer-mentor and motivational speaker for The Hartford. In the past, he filled the roles of both player and coach for the Phoenix Heat who finished 36-1 in 2006 on their way to a national championship. Hogsett was featured in the Academy Award nominated documentary "Murderball".

Achievements:

2008 Paralympic Games, Beijing, China – Gold Medal
2008 Canada Cup, Burnaby, British Columbia – 1st place
2008 North American Cup, Birmingham, Alabama – 2nd place
2008 U.S. Quad Rugby Association National Championship, Texas Stampede – Champions
2007 Nominated to 2008 U.S. Paraylmpic Wheelchair Rugby Team
2007 USQRA Athlete of the Year Award
2006 World Wheelchair Rugby Championships, Christchurch, New Zealand – Gold Medal
2006 Canada Cup, Vancouver, British Columbia – 1st place
2006 North American Cup, Birmingham, Alabama – 1st place
2006 USQRA Division I National Chamionship, Phoenix Heat – Champions
2004 Paralympic Games, Athens, Greece – Bronze Medal