HOW ACQUIRED: Selected by Austin FC in the 2020 MLS Expansion Draft on Dec. 15, 2020.
Scott is an outstanding young goalkeeper who has been a standout as a US youth international. Coupled with his practical experience abroad the past couple of years, Austin will be excited to see him take the next step in his development after a short stint with Nashville.
INTERNATIONAL: Scott was the starting keeper for the U-20 team that won the CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying in 2018 while taking home the Golden Glove as the best goalkeeper at the Concacaf U-20 Championship. Scott’s performance led the United States to its second consecutive confederation title while allowing only two goals in six matches at the tournament. During that stretch Scott recorded three shutouts, two of which came in the qualifying stage against Costa Rica and Honduras. The third shutout came in the Final against Mexico to clinch the title which earned him a spot on the tournament’s Best XI Team.
OUTSIDE MLS: Scott, 21, signed a three-year deal with German club FC Köln in July 2017 and has since made 29 appearances in net for FC Köln II while recording five shutouts. In addition, The American keeper made three appearances for FC Köln’s U-19 squad, earning shutouts in two of the three matches.